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Windows 7: Missing Hardrive, Windows won't boot?

15 Mar 2014   #11
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

I am not real sure why it will not see the other drive I just guessing it is so corrupted and or its physical structure is damaged Jumanji. It could even be something to do with Linux type system.

I just I know one can recover data this way even when you don't know the admin PW from drives that do appear dead or so corrupted in Windows. Having said that I have found too that in some forms of files - that some data cannot be accessed but just the majority of times I have used it has performed without a hitch.

I don't know what the Rufus is but that is why I mention the net can still be accessed using Ubuntu as it still gives you chance to download scans and other useful stuff - like an ISO for examle


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15 Mar 2014   #12
TJGOA

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thanks, I will try that out but for right now I will explore ubuntu a little more then post a pic showing the details of the drive. I only have one usb so i'd have to erase it before I can load anything new. I know this is probably impossible but is there a way to load the programs I have installed on the drive with ubuntu. Also I tried to install something inside ubuntu and it wouldn't let me, is this normal for the 'try it' option without installing it?
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15 Mar 2014   #13
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yes mate that is what I meant by it doesn't work with some file forms / formats but usually it is encrypted stuff.
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15 Mar 2014   #14
TJGOA

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I see. Is it possible to create something like a dual boot with windows using the old windows files from with ubuntu, basically a way to open windows from within ubuntu?
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15 Mar 2014   #15
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

No I am pretty sure it isn't mate as the OS's are really quite different I think you need to boot from either or.

Personally I tried a dual boot Windows / Ubuntu a while back an it was really not my cup of tea so I keep Ubuntu just as a tool really as I haven't used it that much I don't understand the ins and outs of that OS. Not that I am that clever with Windows of course., but I am guessing if you boot into Ubuntu the same things is going to happen re seeing the drive/s Windows data.
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