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Access denied to a folder merged with Partition Magic

Q: Access denied to a folder merged with Partition Magic

Im having this problem with one particular drive specifically after i merged two partitions together My original configuration for the machine was my WD Gig that had Windows XP Professional on it and a WD Gig that had Windows Server Eval Edition I had A LOT of crap on both drives and decided i was going to reformat both drives and start clean I got through backing up most of it but then decided that i was just going to make a gig partition on my gig drive that had Server on it So I made the partition dumped all the data that i wanted to keep onto it and Partition a Access with merged denied Magic to folder decided to reformat both drives that had OS s on them When it came to installing the OS s i decided to take a different approcach I put the OS s on there own partitions on just the Gig drive and decided i was going to use the Access denied to a folder merged with Partition Magic gig exclusively for data I loaded back up partition magic onto the XP drive because you cant run it from server Decided that i was going to merge the partitions back it asked me what folder i wanted to put all the data that was on the drive into on the newly merged partition it went all the way through no problems Went to sleep and let it run woke up this morning the drives were merged i had all of my drive back in one but the folder that i moved all the data to is giving me quot Access Denied quot errors i right click on the folder and it tells me Bytes as if nothing is in the folder but if i click onto the properties of the drive it tells me that the drive still has gigs used up so i know the data is there somewhere i just cant get to it I did a thorough scandisk and went to work and it ran still having the same problems I didnt want to really try anything else in fear of losing the rest of the data and not being able to get it back ANY suggestions would be much appreciated nbsp

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A: Access denied to a folder merged with Partition Magic

"Access denied" would suggest that you are not using and administrator account or you have denied yourself (administrator) access to the folder.
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Hi guys Just to get it out of the way I have already searched the forum can't Folder merged with Magic, problem open Partition files/folder. for help and the web and I already found a thread in here explaining what to do write techspot com in front of vb all windows t- -Access-denied-to-a-folder-merged-with-Partition-Magic html i can t post links because i m new here But I can t find the freakin security settings in Partition Magic I ve been looking through them all quot general view disk tools and so on quot but anything saying security I cannot find Is it me or my partition magic that retarded -S I have to admit it s a craked version but it didn t complain about anything when I typed the serial just - quot thanks for using partition magic and Folder problem with Partition Magic, can't open merged files/folder. so on quot When I try to access the merged folder this is what Folder problem with Partition Magic, can't open merged files/folder. comes up F g is not accessible Access denied The same thing a unformattede harddrive would say So is it still a security thing Or is it my partion magic that needs changing Please forgive my newbi-ways p s i m using XP home edition from dell if that helps nbsp

A:Folder problem with Partition Magic, can't open merged files/folder.

Although your issue may be easily resolved

TechSpot cannot help with cracked software - as the cracked software may be faulty itself.
Let alone the legal issues

Thread to be CLOSED
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have you tried the undo to see if it reverts it back
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In the advanced properties of the partition:

Security tab / Advanced Button / owner tab

Click Edit: Add Administrator or Your account.

Then in the permissions tab (once you have access) add the "Everyone" group with full control.
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A:Second Partition Access Denied

Diskeeper an cause some weird issues, so I wouldn't use it, but that's not really related to this issue at hand. I don't see a need to install a third party defragger anymore, but that's just my opinion.

Anyway, it sounds like what you would want to do is take ownership of the drive. I can only replicate this issue if I switched usernames and/or passwords (which is one reaosn why I use the same combo on my home systems all the time.) I don't have a copy of Home Premium installed at the moment, so there's a chance you may not have the options to take ownership. If that's the case, I'd use a Linux CD or a BartPE CD to copy off the data to an external drive, delete the D partition, and then recreate it and move your data back.
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That is the incorrect path. No need to mess with permissions, I'd advise leaving them alone.

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You could use the Take Ownership Shortcut
Did you adjust the cversion.ini in order to upgrade, or did you just try to upgrade?.
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A:Access denied while creating partition

PS. Sorry for that all coming out in one big paragraph! I did have my query all nicely formatted into separate, easily-readable paragraphs, but somehow that all got lost as soon as I posted it it. I have no idea why. Sorry about that. :/
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I would boot the computer into Windows XP and fix it. Use XP to take full control over the entire drive.

If you have a Windows XP install disc, make this:

UBCD for Windows
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A:partition on hdd is not accessible. Access is denied

Hello zillah, welcome to Seven Forums!

Using "Administrator" in any fashion for a user account in Windows 7 is a very bad idea as that is a name reserved for Windows' use and will cause untold errors/issues along the way.
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I have deleted your other thread, as two threads for the same problem are not required.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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A:How do I unmerge User folder and 'My Pictures' folder merged in error

Have you tried a System Restore back to a date prior to doing what you did? That MAY fix it.

System Restore can be accessed from Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools
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Hello Dickey, and welcome to Eight Forums.

What the name of the folder and it's full path that you are trying to delete?
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A:Folder Access Denied

Have you tried to take ownership of the folder?

Take Ownership Shortcut
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Hi, welcome to TSG.

Take ownership of the folder:
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A:Access Denied Folder!

do you have administration rights on your user name?
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A:Access to Folder Denied

Several things to do.
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A:folder access denied ? please help

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It's possible that you may need to "take ownership" to access it.

This explains how:
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You can try taking ownership of the folder. The instructions are here:
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Google for "Take Ownership" and follow the instructions
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A:access denied to folder

Are you using NTFS?
Try this: Go to Folder Options>view and remove the check from simple file sharing

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There is no Documents & Settings folder in Windows 7. Any folder that out rights denies you access is not a real folder.
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A:Folder Access Denied

If you can boot to normal Windows try Windows System Restore to reset your system state to a previously working condition.

Click start/programs/accessories/system tools/system restore

Choose a date from before the problem began and follow the directions on screen.

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A:Trying to delete a primary partition in diskmanagement - Access Denied

Hello Torrey, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If the HDD doesn't have anything on it that you want to keep, then you could see if running the clean command on the drive from within an "elevated" command prompt to completely wipe it will allow you to format it afterwards to use as you like.Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
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A:chkdsk failure primary partition (access denied)

Try this before panicking. Open Computer, right click on C: drive then click Properties at the bottom. Click the Tools Tab. At the top click the Check Now Button in Error Checking. Before starting the error check make sure both options are unchecked. This way you won't get the Disk Is In Use crap. If it completes telling you the disk is fine and ready for use, then you have some other problem. Like maybe a registry hack that's not letting you delete files.

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A:chkdsk failure primary partition (access denied)

Hello, not sure if you're still having issues with this but I'm currently following steps to fix the same issue. Here's what has worked for me so far:

Click the start icon>type disk management>right click the drive you are having issues with>change driver letters and paths

Next, click remove and accept. (Make sure you remember the drive letter) This will force dismount the drive.

RESTART: this is critical for me so far. If you don't reset, it doesn't seem to work.

after reboot, open disk management and do the same thing to the drive, except this time you should click "add" instead of "remove" then choose the same drive letter it was before.

Open CMD as ADMINISTRATOR, then type the drive letter (example D

this sets CMD to that drive.

Type chkdsk /r

it should prompt you to to say Y/N (it might say the volume cannot lock, just give it a minute or two)about dismounting the drive again. select Y.

This is the step I am currently on. It should say "volume is verifying files and folders..."

let this sit for a while. The time depends on the storage amount in use.

I will post and let you know if this finishes up for me. I will probably end up letting it run overnight as the drive is 3TB.

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A:Folder is not accessible access is denied

Hi Lexirad,

Thanks for that its always nice to get some positive feedback about the experience people have with the TS forum,

I found that people were having that kind of issue a while back so I made this page up.

How to change the rights in XP or 2K.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Envy17

hi All,

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Are you able to save the file to the desktop first, then save it to the external drive location?

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*where* are you trying to save the files to?
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A:Moved folder, now access is denied

Guide: Bypass ACCESS DENIED error when accessing data from different XP/2000 install.

Look further down guide page for:
To take ownership of a file, follow these steps:
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Hello Redithrum, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is your user account an administrator type, and not a standard user account?

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A:Getting access denied error on folder

Quote: Originally Posted by RonnieDobbs82

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Originally Posted by Chrisdizick

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What folder/file is this for?

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A:Destination Folder Access Denied

It does sound like a permissions issue, but you have specifically asked not to go there , so I will not.
What I would do, since it works in safe mode is suggest a clean boot.
If it works in clean boot, you can follow the instructions to find the cause.
Safe Mode works with basically just drivers, so its not a drivers issue. Clean boot works without any start up programs, anti virus etc. Lets hope it is some software that is the cause of the problem
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
To be on the safe side you may also want to run a full anti virus scan and download and run an updated, full scan of malwarebytes.
If none of these ideas work, try a system restore from before the problem started.
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A:Access Denied folder/directory?

Ok. i solved my own problem and yes, the wildcard works/ed

I used cacls.exe *.* /G EVERYONE:F and it worked. seems to be working fine. I just had to CD \Program Files\Ultima Online 2D\ from the C:\ prompt
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A:Folder/File Access is Denied!

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A:Solved: Denied access to folder...

Try taking the ownership of that folder.
Goto Security -> Advanced -> Owner
If you are admin on your PC, you should be able to take ownership. After that you should be able to modify that folder.
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A:Files in Folder become "access is denied"

Hello DarkD and Welcome -
I am not sure scandisk ran fully either because it takes so long to run I used it while I was sleepingIf you mean sfc /scannow, the program should not take much more than 30 minutes at the most.
If you mean another program, could you please be a bit more specific with a name.

I have since run all manner of antivirus and antimalware programs from your downloads section.

Please try to be reasonably specific with the programs you ran, and the order in which you ran them.
Do you have your last Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan logs, or open the program face, and look under the Logs Tab across the top line -
Please post the log back here, and any other related current log that you have access to.
Thank You -
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A:Destination Folder Access Denied

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A:You have been denied permission to access this folder

Hi GuiltySquiD welcome to SevenFourms

Open up an Elevated Command Prompt. Click on in type CMD . Right click on CMD under Programs (1) choose . On the User Access Control window click on the Yes button . Command Prompt opens up to C:\Windows\System32>_

type in this command below

secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose press <ENTER>

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Restart PC once done.
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A:Destination folder access denied!

Sorry to say this, but have you configured this with HomeGroup? Try starting from scratch with HomeGroup and make your LAN with that, it'll be easier for P2P and file transfers/cloud storage, hop this helped.
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A:Denied access to folder section

Welcome to TSG....

The one thing that I would suggest is to try and update the drivers for this device on the computer that you are on

Other than that I would also suggest trying the site for the adapter and taking a look thru the FAQ's to see if there is anything that can be found there.

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How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
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Run system restore - select a restore point prior to the attempted Avast installation -
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A:destinatin folder access denied

Hi LiL L -

Welcome back to TSF.

The "TrustedInstaller" is the owner of record of the Program Files folder and all within. You do not have "permission" by him/her to edit any files.

As you know, you must first take ownership of the folder - but then set the appropriate file permissions. This can be accomplished tediously via a series of screens through Vista or in the following manner:

Bring up an Elevated command prompt via:
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(space after takeown and before %systemdrive%)

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Good Luck to you..

Regards. . .

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A:Folder Is Not Accessible. Access Is Denied.

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A:Destination Folder Access Denied

Hello & Welcome to Tech Guy Forum.

1. Being an adminstrator does not = being THE administrator.
Which OS? Which version if Vista? Which SP?

How have you fixed this, in the past?

2. Did you try this method?

3. Have you tried programs such as Unlocker?

4. Or other methods suggested here?

5. How about using an UBCD?

Keep us posted.

Best of success.

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A:access denied to shared folder

OFFICE is at the root of the C: drive, right?

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A:Access Denied on a backed up folder

I had something similar a while back with some folders I was trying to browse from an Image created with Acronis.

You should be able to right click on the folder and go to 'Properties'. Select the 'Security' tab and then click 'Advanced'. From there, click the 'Owner' tab and change the owner to yourself, click Apply then OK. Then click 'Add', 'Advanced' then 'Find Now', scroll to your name then click OK, then OK again and make sure there is a tick in all the boxes under Allow. Click Apply then OK.

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A:Destination Folder Access Denied

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A:Solved: folder saying access denied

search the net for a utility to blank his XP password. There are several good ones out there.

Misread that.

Try taking ownership of the folder
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A:Destination Access Folder Denied

Try Taking Ownership of the Folder or use Unlocker.