sharing and permissions

  1. cromeo's Avatar
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    sharing and permissions

    I need help so bad, been to other forums no one answers I bought new Dell PC and I cannot view my own files and folders on my external hard drive, it just tells me I don't have permissions, I have tried to grant access it just won't let me. ugg, Anyone????????? Oh I am new here I am Scott an avid computer guy but have run into a really big road block, I've never had this problem before..........................

    DELL XPS 8940
    11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-11700 @ 2.50GHz 2.50 GHz
    32.0 GB (31.7 GB usable)
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  2. Samuria's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forums this is normal as the files will be owned by the user of the old pc even if the name is the same the SID wont be so you need to take ownership of folders we have a little tool that makes this simple
    Add Take Ownership to Context Menu in Windows 10
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  3. cromeo's Avatar
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    I will give it a go, thank you so very much. It's nice to get a reply for once. I will let you know how it goes

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    Problem solved, thank you so much.
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