RE: New To Vista - Have 64-bit Home Premium - Can Not Access Backup Da
Try to take ownership all data in your old hard drive.
how to take ownership:
- right click your data that you want to take ownership, choose properties.
- click security tab.
- in security tab, find and click advanced button.
- click owner tab
- in owner tab, make sure that your account ( OWNER ) in "Current owner of
this item", if not your account in the box, change it to your account ( OWNER
> On my new PC, there are two users - ADMINISTRATOR and OWNER. Both are set
> with ADMIN privileges, and I use OWNER. I put my old hard drive in an
> enclosure to be an external hard drive so I can easily copy data from the old
> PC. HOWEVER, I keep running into "you are not the owner" denied access to
> most of this drive - even some folders on the new PC. I thought with admin
> privileges I would have all access to everything, which is what I want and
> need. There HAS to be an easier way to grant access than to have to go to
> each directory and go through the motions.
> In short, as "OWNER" (w/admin authority, but apparently, that's not enough)
> - how do I get full access to EVERYTHING on my own PC? This is really
> baffling me.