Wondering why some folders or files are not accessable in XP


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I have been using both XP on one hard drive and Windows 7 on another. So it seems that some of my folders in XP are not accessible. Of course I have a USB backup and store files there from both OS's. I am wondering why some folder/files that end up in XP are not accessible. Is it a problem of those files which used to be in Win 7 are now in XP and the permission of those files have now changed? How do I correct this problem?
Or is the reason for not being accessible different? I was "pulling out my hair" because I thought my new hard drive was bad. But using several checking methods I found out there were no bad sectors.


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