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    How do I access my XP files in Documents and Settings/Local Settings?

    My previous XP system died. I bought a new PC with Windows Home Premium Installed. I want to move many of my old files like outlook.pst, myplaces.kml, various templates and other personalized sets of data into my new PC. I have added the old hard drive as an additional (2nd) drive in the new PC. However, Windows Explorer won't show all of the directories, certainly not in Documents and Settings/Local Settings, not even on the hard drive from the old PC (the one that had run XP). How do I get to them?

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    Has the old drive been assigned a drive letter? MS shows how to assign and/or change drive letters using Disk Manager.
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    Yes, MS assigned it as E:.

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    Wow! Take Ownership seems to have worked great on the old XP E: drive.

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    Great!! Glad you got it resolved. Thanks for posting back.

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