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Windows 7: Access system partition

16 Jul 2012   #1
jpmorgas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Access system partition

How can I access a system partition to read and copy data? Two partitions were merged together and ended up as a system partition. All of my data files are in there.


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16 Jul 2012   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jpmorgas View Post
How can I access a system partition to read and copy data? Two partitions were merged together and ended up as a system partition. All of my data files are in there.
Please post screenshot of disk managemnt with all fields visible. How did you merge it btw?
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16 Jul 2012   #3
jpmorgas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
system partition

I merged it with EaseUS
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16 Jul 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

How come you cannot access it. You can open any partition in Computer - or is this a partition without a drive letter. If yes, go into Disk Management and assign a letter.
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16 Jul 2012   #5
jpmorgas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Drive letter assigned. Now everything is o.k.. Thanks!
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16 Jul 2012   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are welcome.
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17 May 2015   #7
iTRiP

[Genuine Custom DOS 5.0] & [Genuine Custom Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit SP1]
 
 

Can this be done without assigning a drive letter, does anyone here on
seven forums know the method?{of course it can, we just need to know how}
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17 May 2015   #8
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iTRiP View Post
Can this be done without assigning a drive letter, does anyone here on
seven forums know the method?{of course it can, we just need to know how}
You have the oddest questions

How about mounting to a folder?
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18 May 2015   #9
iTRiP

[Genuine Custom DOS 5.0] & [Genuine Custom Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit SP1]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iTRiP View Post
Can this be done without assigning a drive letter, does anyone here on
seven forums know the method?{of course it can, we just need to know how}
You have the oddest questions

How about mounting to a folder?
I can second you on that, having odd questions.

You want to know why don't you?: odd questions arise from odd circumventions imposed on gaining access.
[the point being: gaining access without compromising purpose of imposed restrictions]

... by that you meant to point me here didn't you, ok thanks! :Mount Drives or Partitions as a Folder
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20 May 2015   #10
gregrocker

 

We should still see a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image which in more than half of cases when posted shows potential problems. In this case I think the chances are even greater.
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