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Old October 13th, 2007, 11:05 AM   #644
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Default Re: O/T computer help desk thread

Originally Posted by tequilla View Post
I have a dumb question.....................

My old computer died so I took out the hard drive and installed it in my new computer. The old drive is slaved and is now "D"
My question is how come I can't delete the windows folder off of D_drive It's not in use any more but XP Pro won't let me kill it off. I also can't access any of the windows folder on D_drive, it says I'm not authorized. I am using the same log on and password as I used on the old computer
My method around this is a little brutal. Move what you don't want off the drive. Then, use a Win9x boot floppy to remove format the drive.
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