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Old 12-16-05, 12:59
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Default how to access password protected files after reinstall

I have recently formatted my c drive and reinstalled windows xp pro, when i finished i had realized that i had backed up some files on my second hard drive and password protected them. Now since reinstalling windows i cannot acces these files. How do I reset the password to access these files?
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Old 12-16-05, 17:09
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Default Re: how to access password protected files after reinstall

XP pro? Password protection? Reinstall?

By password protected, do you mean that you ENCRYPTED these files? If so, you're right out of luck, I do believe. ::
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Default Re: how to access password protected files after reinstall

Or are you getting access denied errors (via a permissions issue)?
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