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I had two partitions on my HD under windows. I decided to install Ubuntu, hoping it will install on partition where was Windows, so I transferred all my files to second partition, and now I cannot access them.

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You can't see them? You can't open them? if yes, any error message ? – Achu Nov 30 '12 at 8:58
Open Disks and check the partition structure. See if your data partition is still there. – To Do Nov 30 '12 at 9:38

But is that partition still available? Did you install on the whole HD or you explicitly specified the partition to install onto?

I'm thinking of two things now: 1) You installed ubuntu on your harddrive, meaning, it combined those two partitions together as one, and installed on it. All your files are gone, thus :( 2) Your partition is still available, but you'll have to mount it. Try mounting it by clicking on its name in your Home Folder.


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