Cannot access files after using recovery system (vista)

Recently, I had some problems with the computer and had to consider having a new video put card in and done a system recovery.  I saved all the photos, documents, music, etc. on discs and did the work.  When I got the computer home, I loaded the discs on the computer and appears on the desktop a shortcut to a system recovery.  Unfortuantely, I'm unable to access all of the files.  I get an error of media player, my photos, say, I don't have permission to open, my documents will not be open.  I am the only user on this computer.  I am admin on it.  I have no idea how to make files to open and I really need to get them into a large number of them that relates to the work.  What should I do?


Hi GypsyMama,

You may need to take ownership of the files, and then try to open them.

I hope this helps.

Bindu S - Microsoft Support

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