Target folder not accessible.
Perform the steps mentioned in the below article.
Also, try this:
This issue may occur if the folder that you cannot
open was created on an NTFS file system volume by using a previous
installation of Windows, and then installing Windows XP. This issue may
occur although you enter the correct user name and password. This issue
occurs because the security ID for the user has changed. Although you
use the same user name and password, your security ID no longer matches
the security ID of the owner of the folder that you cannot open.
example, although you use the same user name and password, you may no
longer have permission to open the folder after you complete the
1. Before you install Windows XP
Professional, you change the actual location, or target location, of the
My Documents folder to another volume.
2. You format the
3. You install Windows XP
To resolve this
issue, you must turn off Simple File Sharing, and then take ownership of
1. Turn off Simple File Sharing:
Start, and then click My Computer.
b. On the Tools menu, click
Folder Options, and then click the View tab.
c. Under Advanced
Settings, click to clear the Use simple file sharing (Recommended) check
box, and then click OK.
2. Right-click the folder that
you want to take ownership of, and then click Properties.
Click the Security tab, and then click OK on the Security message, if
4. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner
In the Name list, click your user name,
Administrator if you are logged in as Administrator, or click the
If you want to take ownership of the
contents of that folder, click to select the Replace owner on
subcontainers and objects check box.
6. Click OK.
may receive the following error message, where Folder is the name of
the folder that you want to take ownership of:
You do not have
permission to read the contents of directory Folder. Do you want to
replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full
Control? All permissions will be replaced if you press Yes.
Click OK, and then reapply the permissions
and security settings that you want for the folder and the folder
Also, try to create a folder in external Hard Drive and then try to back up the data.
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