Denied access to directory on HD

  pppc 13:41 22 Jan 2007
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I have recently , with the help of the Forum, reinstalled XP Sp2. Previously I had a dual boot system with W98 on drive C:, XP on F: and H: was a storage disc.
I have given up W98; I now have XP on C: and two spare drives, D: and E:.
When I attempt to open the directory
E:\Documents and Settings\Peter\My Documents I get the error 'Access is denied".
I can open the matching directories on the other two discs.
Has anyone any idea what I must do to get at this directory?? - I want to read the RECYCLER file (E:RECYCLED is in the wrong format for me).

PeterC

  VoG II 13:43 22 Jan 2007
  pppc 11:20 06 Feb 2007

See my posting 'PC Advisor Helpline'. The access problem is resolved but I still can't get at the recycled bin in the format I want.

  computerboy 17:28 08 Feb 2007

if i was you try to log on as administrator

  pppc 22:53 08 Feb 2007

ComputerBoy Sorry I thought I had ticked this as resolved a couple of days ago. I had to give myself permissions - see a couple of more recent postings. But I have still not resolvedf my real problem - how do I get at the Recycled Bin on that drive??? :-)

Thanks for the response

Peter C

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