On Tue, 06 May 2008 13:35:08 -0500, Davy wrote:
> My Win2000 PC died so I have built a replacement XP
> machine. I swapped the drive with the data to the new
> One of the folders had security settings to prevent anyone
> but me opening it.
> Now I can't open the folder even if I am logged in with
> exactly the same user name and password as on my old
> machine, even if I switch to an account with administrator
> I get the error "An error occurred while reconnecting to E
> to \\oldcomputername\data on oldcomputername. Microsoft
> Windows Network: The local device name is already in use.
> This connection has not been restored"
> can anyone advise?
I don't use Windows anymore but I remember something to the effect that
you can beat encryption by sending the encrypted item(s) as an E-mail
attachment. An E-mail to yourself would be worth a try with nothing to
lose if it doesn't work.
Using Ubuntu Linux
Windows shown the door