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Re: Documents and settings is not accessible. Access is denied.

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Old 10-15-2008
Jon Wallace
 

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Re: Documents and settings is not accessible. Access is denied.

Hi,

On Vista, C:\Documents and Settings is not actually a folder, it's a
symbolic link. The folder containing the user data is C:\Users...

Where C:\Documents and Settings\John Doe would have existed, it's not
C:\Users\John Doe - the Docs and Settings link is provided for backward
compatibility for applications...

Hope this helps,

Jon

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> As I was trying to browse got the following message:
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> Documents and settings is not accessible. Access is denied.
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> Cannot browse the folder even after I took the ownership.
>
> Any help will be appreciated!


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