Windows 10: Accidentally locked myself out of an entire hard drive?

Discus and support Accidentally locked myself out of an entire hard drive? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; My friend was gonna borrow my computer for a bit so I tried to make a guest account. Seeing as Windows 10 removed that feature for whatever reason, I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by avianagenda, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. Accidentally locked myself out of an entire hard drive?


    My friend was gonna borrow my computer for a bit so I tried to make a guest account. Seeing as Windows 10 removed that feature for whatever reason, I made a new blank user account. I tested it out and noticed I still had access to all the files on my storage drive, which is exactly the opposite of what I wanted the new account for. So I went back to my admin account and edited the permissions on the drive by removing everything in the security tab "groups or user names" box other than administrator, assuming that would allow only me on my admin account to access it. However, now I get "/g is not accessible, access is denied" when I try to open it even on my admin account. In an attempt to fix it I've enabled sharing for 'Everyone' and made sure all permission boxes were checked for Administrator. How do I regain access?

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    avianagenda, Jun 17, 2016
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  2. I locked myself out of my phone!!!

    Oh my goodness, I cannot thank you enough for this. THANK YOU!!!
     
    AwesomePossum, Jun 17, 2016
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  3. bex1306 Win User
    Help please! Locked myself out of my E63

    Hi,



    Hope someone can help me. I decided I'd better put a security code into my phone in case I lost it. Unfortunately I should have read how to do this first rather than just plough right in - which of course I did! I now can't get into my phone - it says
    PIN code blocked. Enter PUK Code. I can't find what the PUK code is. I've tried 12345 but to no avail. Really hope someone can help me.



    Thank you.



    Becky
     
    bex1306, Jun 17, 2016
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    Accidentally locked myself out of an entire hard drive?

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