Administrator has restricted this computer to access USB/1394 mass storage devices

  eyeam 00:04 31 Jan 2015

Hi Guys

I'm getting this Problem on my P.C. I'm using windows XP: Administrator has restricted this computer to access USB/1394 mass storage devices

I've looked into the problem and my P.Cs not an Acer, It's a Carilion I use it for music. I'm about to update and buy a new P.C. but I need it running for a few more months and I need to access the USB drives

It's driving me insane...

please HELP!!!

  eyeam 00:42 31 Jan 2015

The icons, including the DVD/CD have a red circle/line through them (the classic "no entry") I used the USB literally a week ago ... All was fine then?

  robin_x 02:17 31 Jan 2015

Right click them and Uninstall, then re-boot.

They should be reinstalled automatically.

  eyeam 10:26 31 Jan 2015

Ok, how do I restore and will I lose any saved work from that period?


  eyeam 12:26 31 Jan 2015

Ah.. Ok. I haven't downloaded anything in that time. The only thing I'm worried about loosing is the work I've done since> Will system restore dump everything or just programs?

Anyone have any other options? I'm desperate


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:29 31 Jan 2015

system restore just restores windows files and the registry it will not affect any work files you have saved.

  eyeam 14:11 31 Jan 2015

I can't even connect to the net using that P.C (I'm typing from another) so I can't even send the files to myself?

I'm going to go for system restore, I need to get working!!

How do I do it from the star menu (I'm using XP)

I can"t locate this > All programs Accessories.System tools. System restore.

  eyeam 15:26 31 Jan 2015

Please anyone?

  eyeam 15:41 31 Jan 2015

Anyone Please?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:50 31 Jan 2015

type or paste the following command in the Start - Run box then press Enter.


This command can be used at the Safe Mode Command Prompt also.

  eyeam 15:57 31 Jan 2015

I did system restore back to Jan 4th before the problems.. still the same. Nothing has changed!!! This is so frustrating

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