WD 3TB External HD "Access Denied" on a New PC

My previous internal Hard Drive crashed, I’ve installed a new one, and obviously had to format the hard drive with an operating system. Following installation, i attempted to reconnect my WD 3TB external HD. That process was completed without issue. But accessing the files on the other hand has created quite the snag. My question, is there any way to alter the permissions so that i can access my data on the new operating system? The hard drive was nearly full, and i’d hate to lose all the data i have accumulated. I have attempted having my computer acquire permissions without correcting the issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Dark VVulf


It is indeed possible the permissions may need to be manually changed depending on the type of backup made and user access security level and credentials. Please visit the following link for additional information: