I just wiped my hard drive with Windows 7 and did a fresh install of Windows 8. I backed up my files on an external hard drive. When I tried copying my music over to Windows 8, I got this message for about two albums worth of songs:
So I clicked "Continue" and then I got this message:
(I blacked out my computer name and email address in the screenshots for privacy reasons.)
At first, it said I needed permission from my old Windows 7 user account. So I searched online and all the tutorials told me that I needed to "Take Ownership" of the file so I could copy it.
I used this Microsoft Support tutorial which is for Windows XP, but the process is generally the same for Windows 8. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
And when I'm finished the "Advanced" window in the file's Security Properties looks like this:
I made my user the Owner, AND I made my user have "Full" permissions (when you highlight my username in the "Permissions" box, click the "Edit" button and then check the "Full Control" option.) (Also, while trying to get this working, I deleted the "SYSTEM" user permissions, and the "Everyone" user permissions, just by some crazy off-chance that might work. No luck.)
What am I doing wrong here? The Properties window says I'm the owner and have permission, but when I copy, it still gives me the "File Access Denied" error, just like before! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!