How to access and delete files on an HDD that has a UAC

Exodias3219

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Hello! I have 2 computers, One is a laptop and the other one is a desktop. My laptop got spilled by water and luckily i saved the HDD and RAM, My dad agreed to have it repaired abroad (I'm from Philippines). What I want to do is I want to delete some of the files and apps on the Laptop's HDD so that If my dad got it repaired He won't have to reinstall Windows again. When I plug in the laptop HDD on my desktop using an enclosure the UAC takes forever and I can't get access to the files in it. Particularly the C:\Users\my name part.
 

Colif

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Try using the link below to access the drive since linux doesn't care about windows permissions

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/use-ubuntu-live-cd-to-backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/

I assume it can see external drives
 

Exodias3219

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Hi sir! aren't there any special program that can run on windows? Btw can I use a flash drive for this LiveCD?

 

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