Protected files on a slave?

  boaty 22:08 24 Apr 2003


I'm having a bit of trouble with XP and password protected files. On my other computer I've got a hard drive that won't boot into XP properly. I ran the drive on this system and it works fine. I could see all the files on the drive - except the ones in the password protected my documents. I now want to write all these files onto a cd-r so I can format the drive.

However I can't do that cos the files are password protected - even though I'm the user using a password. I can't boot onto the drive and use an administrator account so how can i acess these files?

  Megatyte 22:23 24 Apr 2003

Don't know if it will work, but try setting up a new admin account and use the password that you used on the machine that the drive came from.


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