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Can't open folder after format and reinstall

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I have just formatted my C drive and reinstalled. I have MY DOCUMENTS folder on a different drive , i moved the MY docs folder to the other drive and i cannot access on of the folders in it. It is probably one of the most important to me as it has my photo album of the kids on it.it just says access denied. and the properties say it is empty. Can anyone help me recover the pictures?????
 
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As long as you got admin rights go into the security settings for the folder and take ownership of it. The security settings will be for the previous build of windows.
 

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RickyC said:
As long as you got admin rights go into the security settings for the folder and take ownership of it. The security settings will be for the previous build of windows.
Right, I've had something similar happen and it was on account of the ownership rights set up in the previous Windows installation.
 
#6
Ok i have managed to get my files back using PC Inspector but i can't delete the original folder, will i have to do this in safe mode?
 

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brocher said:
Ok i have managed to get my files back using PC Inspector but i can't delete the original folder, will i have to do this in safe mode?
If you don't have access rights to the folder then I don't know think trying it in Safe Mode will make much difference. Have you given yourself ownership of the folder?
 

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