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Windows 7: Need some help or advice with file recovery

05 Feb 2014   #1
NolaKen

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Need some help or advice with file recovery

I have the hard drive from my old laptop which was running ubuntu. I want to recover my personal files from it so I bought an external drive case hoping I could plug it in and access them. Windows recognizes it as an external drive but wont let me access it at all. Any ideas? Should I just take it to a tech and see what they can do?


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05 Feb 2014   #2
xunile

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I would suggest booting from a Ubuntu Live CD on your Windows pc and mounting the laptop HD from there and transfer the files.
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