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Old 05-24-09, 05:04 PM   #1
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Default Can't access storage hdd after win7 install

Hey guys,

bit the bullet and made rc my primary OS, but even with folder permissions set to allow full access to a personal documents folder saved on another hdd, Win 7 will not even let me open, much less move or modify anything from that folder.

Not much help on google, unless I'm asking the wrong question..

Any help is appreciated!
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Old 05-24-09, 09:59 PM   #2
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Default Re: Can't access storage hdd after win7 install

Is the drive mapped? If not assign a letter to it and you should be able to access it after wards.
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Old 05-25-09, 05:39 AM   #3
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It was mapped - I finally got disgusted and formatted it

It started telling me I needed special permission from this 32 character number. All I can figure is that that drive was formatted and saved under my Vista installation, so win 7 security saw it as another user even though the names were the same??

LOL, decided the data on there just wasn't important enough to suffer more grey hairs from.
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