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onesikgypo
17-07-2005, 10:03 PM
Hello

recently i was planning to format my main drive (C:\) which contained
windows on it, so i decided to use the file and settings wizard to backup all
my files to my slave drive (F:\). So i did that all fine, and in my F:\ I had
the folder named USMT2.UNC with 7 files, 6 files named from IMG00001.DAT to
IMG00006.DAT and a file named status (no extention). So i went ahead,
formatted my c:\ and reinstalled windows. Now once all that was done i was
left with a fresh copy of windows and a formatted c:\ but with my f:\ (now my
d:\) still intact with all files. So i went to the file and settings transfer
wizard and i chose new computer, and it asked me to navigate where these
files are and what do i get? a window saying:

"The Location that you specified does not contain stored information. Please
Type a valid folder path into the edit box. If you entered a path to a folder
on a removable disk, the disk must be in the drive."

all of which i have done. Now i have 2 questions to ask,

1) How do i extract these files MYSELF without using the wizard
and/or
2) How to resolve this problem as soon as possible

Thankyou in Advance

Mark L. Ferguson
18-07-2005, 03:04 AM
HOW TO Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q308421

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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
"onesikgypo" <onesikgypo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:A97DAFB6-9D91-4DFD-A741-73FCEEDD495F@microsoft.com...
> Hello
>
> recently i was planning to format my main drive (C:\) which contained
> windows on it, so i decided to use the file and settings wizard to backup all
> my files to my slave drive (F:\). So i did that all fine, and in my F:\ I had
> the folder named USMT2.UNC with 7 files, 6 files named from IMG00001.DAT to
> IMG00006.DAT and a file named status (no extention). So i went ahead,
> formatted my c:\ and reinstalled windows. Now once all that was done i was
> left with a fresh copy of windows and a formatted c:\ but with my f:\ (now my
> d:\) still intact with all files. So i went to the file and settings transfer
> wizard and i chose new computer, and it asked me to navigate where these
> files are and what do i get? a window saying:
>
> "The Location that you specified does not contain stored information. Please
> Type a valid folder path into the edit box. If you entered a path to a folder
> on a removable disk, the disk must be in the drive."
>
> all of which i have done. Now i have 2 questions to ask,
>
> 1) How do i extract these files MYSELF without using the wizard
> and/or
> 2) How to resolve this problem as soon as possible
>
> Thankyou in Advance

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