Accessing data on another drive.

I have a clients harddrive (XP Home) to extract their data.
I just got a Win 7 laptop for servicing computers and discovered I bought a nightmare.
I cannot set sharing access to the clients drive in order to extract their files.
Any ideas on accessing other drives from Win 7?
I have connected this one by USB and even cloned it to empty space on my Win 7 drive.
I have been through advanced sharing at the root and every folder I can get to.

Whatever I do I still get access denied.

Joe S

Excellent Member
Maybe booting from a Linux Live CD would allow easier access to the drive.

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