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MacBoi
11-25-2007, 05:00 AM
i dunno what happened but i could not get into windows anymore. it just kept loading as if it was trying but would eventually restart and do the same thing over and over again. so i installed a new copy but i didn't delete the old one. i know all my files are there because i only have 15 Free GB outta 120 GB. i can access my program files but cant get to my desktop where all my old files were. anyone know how i can recover them?

p.s. windows is super lame

goobimama
11-25-2007, 06:08 AM
Sure you can't get access to your desktop? Just copy the user folder from your documents and settings over to your mac desktop, and then do a get info, and change the permissions so you can access the files.

Anyway, on my Mac, my desktop folder is fully accessible (documents and settings / Username / desktop) so just try that first.

MacBoi
11-25-2007, 06:33 AM
yea, i tried that. it is saying access denied. i cant even open the folder

goobimama
11-25-2007, 07:44 AM
You can't even change the permissions after copying the folder to your mac HDD? Admin rights should prevail. Unless maybe you have a password on your windows account or something. I don't know how it would behave if that were the case...