ran XP home over xp pro and have lost all files! HELP!!



Fair dinkum dumbass!
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
I ran a new XP disc over my shambles of a set-up. I have a a c drive and a g
drive. Now I cant get any of the old files AT ALLLLLLLL!! PLEASE HELP ME.

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
Access is Denied" Error Message When You Try to Open a Folder
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;810881

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"Fair dinkum dumbass!" wrote:

| I ran a new XP disc over my shambles of a set-up. I have a a c drive and a g
| drive. Now I cant get any of the old files AT ALLLLLLLL!! PLEASE HELP ME.

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
Hi,

Please see this link on "taking ownership" of a folder:
http://rickrogers.org/fixes.htm#Taking_ownership

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Fair dinkum dumbass!" <Fair dinkum dumbass!@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote in message news:59C8A407-35C9-488B-BF6D-3212343C3F01@microsoft.com...
>I ran a new XP disc over my shambles of a set-up. I have a a c drive and a
>g
> drive. Now I cant get any of the old files AT ALLLLLLLL!! PLEASE HELP
> ME.


ran XP home over xp pro and have lost all files! HELP!!