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Block local user from accessing folder

Q: Block local user from accessing folder

My brother has a 2tb hard drive in his computer and he barely uses any of the space in it. So I shared a folder from his computer, and then mapped that folder to mine. I use to this for storage purposes. I was wondering if there was a way from preventing my brother from being able to open this folder if he were to find it on his computer. I'm running win 8 and he's running win 7.

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I have several user accounts on a Windows 7 Machine.

What I want to do is deny access, or better yet hide the folders (even if show hidden files and folders is enabled) to certain folders for only one specific user.

How would I go about this?

thanks.

A:block user from accessing folder(s)?

Hello Inepoe888 and Welcome to BC,

The only way I know of to be able to do what you are asking is by setting group policies. This is somewhat advanced, and usually done by IT tech's / admins, however if you Google "group policies Windows 7" you can find out a great deal about what it is, and if this is something you feel comfortable doing.

Couple of things worth noting:

1) Only works on Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, or Enterprise to my knowledge. Will not work on Home Premium versions.

2) Must be admin.

Good Luck!

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/322280/block-user-from-accessing-folders/
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I don't see his name listed.

Everyone
SYSTEM
Jason (Jason-PC\Jason)
Home Users (Jason-PC\Home Users)
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uuid: 1000000-0000-0000-0200-001DD8 *ECT*
Administrators (Jason-PC\Administrators)
Users (Jason-PC\users)
WMPNetworkSvc

What do I edit so my brothers account *Steven* won't be able to access my files under C:\Users\Jason?

A:How do I block a user from accessing my files?

Under the list of names click Edit, then click Add and type your brothers Username in, click Ok then tick the box Deny beside Full Control.

Regards,
George

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Hi i have patition (c) and partition (D) and partition (j)
I need help blocking a standard user from accessing partition (D) and partion (j).

windows 7 Home premium
64 bit

Thnks for any help in advanced

A:How can i block certain user accounts from accessing certain partition

Hello yeabuddy,

You could use the tutorial below to set the D and J drive permissions to "Deny" all access to only that specific user account.

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/212724-how-can-i-block-certain-user-accounts-accessing-certain-partition.html
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I am new to this forum. So kindly inform me if there is any format in asking queries. It would be helpful in my future queries.
I have an Administrator account. Now i want to create another user account so that others can use my laptop through that account. I want to restrict those users in accessing my documents,folders,files etc and limiting them to certain programs only. I guess this is what is called Setting 'Permissions'.
But i haven't yet understood the clear picture of this. Can anyone explain it in a simple manner and help me out in creating an user account with limited access to my hard drive C and D.

A:How do i block other user account from accessing my folders or files

Hello SysEngineer and welcome to Seven Forums.

You probably want to deny those users permission to access your data. These tutorials hsould help.

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

Block Drives, Folders, and Files from Other 7/Vista User Accounts [How To] | Windows 7 Security | Windows Tools, Help & Guides

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A:Folder in User\Name\Appdata\Local

Well I deleted them to no ill effect.

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A:changing user/local folder location

Is this for a backup? Because if it's not, you shouldn't move these folders from there current location, there's a reason why there hidden.

Also, even if you do move this folder, Windows 7 would recreate it the next time you logon. Unless you create a shortcut to the new location of these folders in your current AppData folder.

And you can move the folders but it would require you to do so in such a way that you did not use Windows, because that is the service that is using the files that you are trying to move. The computer would have to be either logged off or shut down when the files were being moved, which would require another operating system or even computer.

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So, i have always to go to temp folder and manually set the permissions to have all working.

What can I do?
Thank you

A:Set permissions to \<user>\AppData\Local\Temp folder

So, I googled your problem and it appears that others are experiencing a similar issue and the common denominator appears to be an Adobe Acrobat product. So, you might want to check out these links if you have Acrobat installed:

Can't install any applications. - Microsoft Community

Adobe Community: Acrobat replaces NTFS permissions of Temp folder

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A:Local Disk inside User Directory (folder)

hey, what you must have done is drug it over there by accident, as you can see it is still located were it is supposed to be further below, all you did was add a link to it. so you can safely erase the link, or ignore it, its up to you.

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A:Block Internet but Not Skype and Local WebPages Hosted on Local Lan Server

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Any help in this regard will be appreciated.

A:Items in User Application Data Local Temp Folder should I delete?

Hi Ari94,

Temporary folder is a directory used to hold temporary files. Many operating systems and some software automatically delete the contents of this directory at boot-up or at regular intervals.

You can delete the files from Temp folder. There would be certain files which may not be deleted, this is happens when the files are in use. Please follow detailed instructions to delete the Temp folder: Temporary Files - Temp Folder

Please revert back for clarification.

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Please help me out this issue.
Thanks


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I would agree that having a cloud storage would be nice should the office server go down. You do know that you don't have to sync the entire share folder and programs right? You can sync just individual files that are actually being used and changed. As far as extra storage goes, no need to tote around an external HD. Why not get a couple USB 3.0 flash drives or sdcards? And I really do mean get 2-3, just in case one should fail you have some kind of a backup. You can never rely on a single backup.

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A:Block applications from accessing the internet

sevensun said:

Does anyone know of an app that will block another app from accesing the internet? Kind of like a very simple firewall that says yes access the net or no block it, no ports or anything like that, and nothing that would stay resident.
Say for an example, i like a really nice piece of software but, it phones home for a checkup everytime i use it. I'd prefer to do the checking manually and the application has no need for the network other than for updates (kinda like acrobat reader).Click to expand...

Hi sevensun,

Welcome to TSG!

A freeware firewall that notifies you of all outbound connection attempts that you can block is ZoneAlrarm Free from http://www.zonelabs.com, i.e. you can add programs and set prompt, block, allow under Resource Control Center - Program Control window display.

-- Tom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/block-applications-from-accessing-the-internet.421512/
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A:Block a a program from accessing sites other than what I specified.

Have a look at NetLimiter. I THINK you can use it to block connections by protocol.

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Hi Jimbo,

I'm no IIS/network/security guru but can't you set your router to deny certain Sites/IP addresses from 'passing' through your router?

For example:


Sorry, only think I can think of

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A:Block users from accessing folders

right click on the folder under sharing tab check make this folder private. Then windows will ask you if you want to put a pw protection too, click on yes and proceed.

regards.

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A:Block Wired Computer From Accessing Internet Through Router?

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I never actually knew the Windows Firewall had advanced features until I started to use Group Policy and noticed the option in there!
 

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A:Missing files, missing "user" folder, can't access local drive

Viruses do things like that. The scenario sounds familiar. Scan with Malwarebytes. The free version is good enough.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/lp/lp4/?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=search-brand-us

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A:Block NIC from internet access but not local network

Instead of two nics for access to different networks and functions, would it be easier to have just one nic if you could find something that restricted all network traffic allowed in/.out of the NIC so it would only talk to networks you want and use remote services you want, etc.

Would that fill the need? You need one NIC and a firewall.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/block-nic-from-internet-access-but-not-local-network.114342/
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New here. I am trying to access my local settings and can't figure out how to get to them. Does anyone know?

A:Accessing local settings

Open My Computer, click tools at the top, then click folder options, then click view at the top. look for hidden files and folders and chech "show hidden files and folders".
Now look for c:\Documents and Settings\your user name\local settings.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/15900/accessing-local-settings/
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So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

A:Strange Defult Login User Prompt - Local Admin, Not Domain User

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood


So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.


The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

If this is a domain computer, the user will have to use the classic log on screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete), not the Welcome Screen. If he wants to switch to logging in to the Local computer account and not the domain, he'll have to "Switch User" then log in with the format of Computername\User Name

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/208916-strange-defult-login-user-prompt-local-admin-not-domain-user.html
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And if not, is it possible to make a 'plugin' for teamviewer to do this?

I really need this feature, so thank you so much to anyone that can help me with this.
 

A:Solved: Teamviewer MultiTasking (Local User and Remote User Using At The Same Time)

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-teamviewer-multitasking-local-user-and-remote-user-using-at-the-same-time.1107145/
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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1bc82ef5-71cf-438e-b223-d7aa88ea8de4/big-issue-with-users-local-profiles-changing-password-and-hanging-user-profile-service-?forum=w8itprogeneral
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A:Old Problem New User- Forgot Local User Account Password

Hello there "hater",are you sure you downloaded the right OPHcrack version?It should be the one that is intended to be used on,not the one being used to download and be burned on.Try imgburn,never failed me to create bootable CDs or DVDs.

http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/40661-old-problem-new-user-forgot-local-user-account-password.html
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The program says the solution for this is to.....

control panel>admin tools>comp management>local user and groups delete "postgres". local users is not there on home premium, handled by user accounts .

or

run
net user postgres /delete This gives me error 5 access is denied



not sure where to go from here???

A:user delete on home premium. no local user or groups??

Welcome to the Forum

Sorry that you are having a problem. If there is a separate user account,
Possibly this excellent tutorial can help.
Reset User Account Password[11]=User Accounts

It will not be easy, but it should work.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/270328-user-delete-home-premium-no-local-user-groups.html
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Any feedback would be appreciated.
 

A:Difficulty accessing local network...

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again. Here's How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/difficulty-accessing-local-network.940786/
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A:I have created local User in my systems but when i login to that user

Is "C:\Users\Default" folder still there?

Try logging with your account and then switching users?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/374409-i-have-created-local-user-my-systems-but-when-i-login-user.html
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Hi,

I have recently moved to a wireless broadband connection. The connection is slower than my cable internet in my previous residence. So, I'm noticing some things while I work. One thing is that every time I access my local hard drive, there is network traffic and I have to wait for the network. This is while I'm connected to a VPN. The folders I'm accessing are not synchronized off-line files, either. I do have one mapped network drive.

Anyone know what would cause Windows XP to instigate network traffic when accessing a local drive and how to limit it?

Thanks,
Paul
 

A:Network traffic while accessing local drive

This is actually a situation I ran across some time back. Every local access was trying to touch a network drive, and when that drive wasn't available, it got ugly! In my case, it was a errant path in the registry that was being searched every time I opened a file locally.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/network-traffic-while-accessing-local-drive.946707/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/having-troubles-with-accessing-a-semi-local-website.902412/
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A:When setting a local login policy to block a domain admin from accessi

vvcmarttech, sorry but domain admins in the AD can do most anything they want. No hiding from them.

Rich

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/310138-when-setting-local-login-policy-block-domain-admin-accessi.html
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Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

A:local application accessing remote data file

Buy a really fast link. There is a lot of difference between a remote console view of the computer and actually accessing the DB remotely.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/local-application-accessing-remote-data-file.673077/
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A:Wireless drops out when accessing local files on the network

my initaill reaction was to see if there are firmware updates avaible for the modem/router/ and a driver update for the pc network adapter
BUT when you said
When the laptop is close to the wireless router (i.e 5 bars instead of the normal 3), the problem doesn't seem to occur. Click to expand...

wasnt so sure - BUT it would be worth looking at the firmware and see what updates are available
If we could have makes and exact models of all devices - we should be able to post the information here

This only ever happens on wireless - the ethernet connected PC still works fine on the internet when the "drop out" occurs
correct ?

Lets try a few things -
When its working normally - make a note of all the status light on the router and modem
then when it "drops out" check those light and post any difference here

again when its working correclty lets see an ipconfig /all and various ping tests and post results here- see below
Now when it drops out repeat all the tests and save to something like notepad and when you have internet access post back here - make sure we know which is which

Also lets see what the wireless landscape looks like - post and image of the xirrus wireless tool - see details below
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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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{Ping Tests}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

Type the following command
Ping {plus the number thats shown against the default gateway shown in above ipconfig /all}
Post back the results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping google.com
Post back the results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping 209.183.226.152
post back results
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use t... Read more

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-drops-out-when-accessing-local-files-on-the-network.961555/
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A:Local C folder and System 32 folder open on boot up

Hello thistle2 and welcome to the BC forums. After reviewing your log I see that you are running msconfig in /auto mode which means that you may have selectively removed some items in the past from the startup procedure. This can hide malware from us when we are performing a fix, so we would like you to reenable those startup entries by doing the following:Please click on Start, then Run, and type msconfig and then press Enter. When the window opens you should be on the General tab. Click on the Normal Startup item. Then press ok until you are out of the program. It will ask you to reboot so reboot normally.Now please create a new Hijackthis Log and post it here as a reply. I will review it when it comes in.OT

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/19879/local-c-folder-and-system-32-folder-open-on-boot-up/
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A:How do I setup a 2-way sync b/t local folder to network folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by allenfisher


I would like to work off my local hard drive rather than on my network b/c of performance issues. I noticed sync center has a 2-way sync but I cannot find how to set it up. Can anyone help?


This tutorial maybe of use to you

Sync Offline Files

If not please further expand on your issue and we will do our best to help

Many Thanks,
Josh

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/340765-how-do-i-setup-2-way-sync-b-t-local-folder-network-folder.html
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A:Block user desktop

If you are running Windows 2000 or XP pro you can set a policy settings.

Start > run > gpedit.msc
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/block-user-desktop.423608/
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A:Win 8 - Block user access??

Hello c, and welcome to eightforums!

You can try out family safety from live essentials. To download windows live essentials free, follow this link: Windows Essentials: Other Programs - install all essential programs, or select which ones to install manually.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-win10-pc-cant-get-documents-folder-set-to-local-folder.1164698/
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A:Block someone creating user account in XP?

Had he been using your account (which was the administrative account) to logon? If so, he can create an account whenever he wants. Not sure with XP Home, but XP Pro provides alot more security with user accounts. Your best bet is to create a limited user account for him and don't let him use your account. Change the password on your account also. Although, I'm not sure how good he is with the computer--there are programs out there that let you bypass the admin's password (let's hope he doesn't know about it).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/block-someone-creating-user-account-in-xp.360311/
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A:how pendrive block in particular user in windows 7

Could you add some more content to your question please?

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A:Block Internet Access for 1 user and not the others

http://www.portslock.com/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/block-internet-access-for-1-user-and-not-the-others.378428/
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Please let us know how to do it using group policy step by step using windows OS 2000 and OS 2003.

Thanks in advance
hmtmbx
 

A:Block internet access for a specific user in LAN

Depending on your network setup, you can just remove the default gateway from the user's computer. Hopefully the user shouldn't have admin rights so the user can't possibly go in and change the settings.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/block-internet-access-for-a-specific-user-in-lan.905722/
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Please, could anyone help me?

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password protect your admin account

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See ;

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http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives...em-volume-information-folder-in-xp-and-vista/

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http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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No matter what you do, consider setting up LUA+SRP as well.
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Recently my computer has been forbidden Accessing folder. a hijacked by malware and such After putting in another hard drive into my computer I have been able to access the files to backup onto CD There is one folder however that I have not been able to access It s my user folder with all my user files All the other users work fine and are openable except for my profile folder In checking the properties of the folder Windows claims it s an empty folder bytes files folders The attributes are not read only or hidden and the Accessing a forbidden folder. contents are not encrypted It s just Windows denying access to the folder I also doubt that the folder is empty If it was why would it deny opening it Could someone tell my how to open such folders I also should mention that my user account I m using on XP installed on the C drive the folder in question is on the F drive I am an administrator and I have all access to folders and files so that wouldn t be the problem either nbsp

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Hi I've had a system file error after installing the latest ms updates so I reinstalled windows Luckily quot My Documents quot folder was stored on a different partition in preperation for such an event so private folder accessing along with most of my files is unaffected However I can't access some files that were stored in a folder on my desktop in the folder c windows documents and settings sal I'd made this folder private in sharing amp security I set windows up with the same profile name but accessing private folder this didn't work and I now have a quot sal computername quot and the old quot sal quot which when I select it says access denied I tried logging on in the recovery console before reinstalling xp but this required individual file copying which would of taken too long and to my disapointment the old Dos xcopy is no longer supported So I did the xp reinstall now I'm trying to use the recovery console again to do it manually and it wont let me access any folder in the root directory eg c documents and settings but it allows me to access anything in the windows folder eg c windows anyfolder Anyway I can access these files Preferably through windows Thanks

A:accessing private folder

I've since found & removed (i think) virus... packed.win32.polycrypt.b in my system32 folder so.. sorry ms updates

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A lot of Windows 7 issues can be fixed by gaining access to the "AppData" folder. This is were messages, settings and lots of other goodies are stored. From the start menu, click "Computer" or "My Computer". Double click the "C" drive (or the main host drive). Double click the "Users" folder. Double click the main user folder (whatever you named your computer during original setup). From the menu bar, select Tools/Folder Options. On the "View" tab, select the radial button for "Show hidden files, folders and drives." This will enable viewing of the "AppData" folder. It will be a paler gray because it is still protected (as it should be), but now you can view it and change your indexed services and many other issues.

A:Accessing the AppData folder

True, much bad stuff lives there but much needed stuff too, if you are not sure ask?

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/351584-accessing-appdata-folder.html