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Old 04-21-2009
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I am new to Vista and need some advice. I sign on as an Admin and have arranged via Control Panel/Folders to show hidden and system files.
However, if I try to do something simple like accessing, in Windows Explorer, folders in "My Documents" such as "My Music", My Photos" etc, I get "Access Denied". I have used XP for many years but so far I find Vista VERY difficult!!
Any help will be gratefully received.

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If what you are saying is true then things are very screwed up. However let us ask some questions first. Is your installation of Vista an upgrade from XP? or was Vista a completely new install?

Did you at any time install and activate bitlocker?

Get back to me with answers and a little more information so I know how to proceed.
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Hi luckypunq
Thanks for your reply.
Vista came with my new system. It was installed by the OEM.
No, so far as I know I haven't installed or activated bitlocker unless it is part of Vista and I have done so by accident but I don't think so.
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