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

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Old 10-15-2008
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Re: Documents and settings is not accessible. Access is denied.
ITNews wrote:

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


Your Vista install is behaving as designed. In Vista, Documents and Settings
is just a junction, a virtual directory there only for backwards
compatibility with older software. It's not "real" and this is why you
can't do anything with it.

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