Folder locked and opens to control panel [Solved/Closed]

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Hello,

I locked some folders in folder access, then my system crashed and I had to reinstall the OS. Now the locked folders open to control panel, and the folders are not shown in the folder access window when reinstalled. Please help!

System Configuration: Windows XP Firefox 3.0.3
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approved by Ratnendra Ashok on Sep 16, 2019
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Hi,

I had the same problem and really freaked out cause I had a lot of sensitive data in the locked folder.

Then I found this really good site that showed me how to fix it.

Here's what you need to do :

1. Go to the directory where your folder is in.
2. Create a new notepad file and paste this without the double quotes:

"ren Users.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} Users"

(Make sure to replace the word “Users” with the name of your folder.)

5. In Notepad, go to File -> Save As, and save it with the name "key.bat" (MAKE SURE TO CHANGE THE FILE TYPE FROM .txt to ALL FILES)

6. Run the "key.bat" file

Your folder should work now.

All credits to - http://www.makeuseof.com/...

Good luck!

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thanks a ton Mathew..you really gt me some really imp data of mine..
Remove the folder extension . for example if locked a New folder it saves as Newfolder.21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} like this else, so u just remove .21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} and save the folder it works.
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