Accessing Old XP folders via Vista: A quicker way Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Client Operating Systems › Windows 2000 Pro, XP Pro › Windows Vista › Accessing Old XP folders via Vista: A quicker way This topic has 6 replies, 3 voices, and was last updated 12 years, 11 months ago by joeqwerty. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts komatsuMember Oct 07, 2007 at 11:33 am #128144 When I plug in my old hdd from XP Pro system – I can see all the files but cannot access them without going through a series of hoops. the message I get is “You don’t have permission to access this folder….Click continue to get access to this folder” then it says ” you gain access you will need to use the security tab” and I have to go to “security tab” > “advanced” > “permissions” > click on my name ….then I can access …. this all takes alot of time for EACH folder is there any quicker way? Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.