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    I had to replace my laptop and now want open & view the files in the zipped folders created by onecare but get an error that access denied.  How do i get access to view the files do i have to start a restore and will this work if the computer i'm restoring to is different that the one created from?

    thanks

     

    Jan

     

    Sunday, July 20, 2008 5:59 PM

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  • You can open, extract and view the backup files if you take ownership of the files. The easier way would be to restore them either to the desired destination folders or restore the files to a single folder then drag and drop the files and folders to wherever you want. When you begin the restore process select "Files from another computer".

     

    Monday, July 21, 2008 3:53 PM
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