Copying files from one folder to another in XP Home SP2, fairly routine, right? Well, when I try to open the subfolders or access the files, "access is denied." [more inside]
Here's a weird error that I only get when I'm in My Documents or Windows Explorer (so it seems)... [more inside]
My laptop is a Compaq that came from ebayland. The fella who sold it to me had 'lightly' used it, and he sent it to me with the drive wiped and XP SP 1 installed. Yet it refuses to install SP 2 or any other update. [+] [more inside]
Working on a friend's Win XP box tomorrow. Seems that, on a whim, it decided to revert to the original factory setup and seemingly disposed of the profiles, settings, and other installed programs (though on My Computer properties it still seems to be registered to the owner). I haven't encountered this prob before, but they have been real pros (sarcasm) about maintaining their install and protecting against malware. Ideas? Thanks in advance!