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Does using ubuntu bootable usb leave trace/scope for recovery software?

I am currently using windows 8 on my laptop in order to remove personal information from laptop. I used usb bootable drive of ubuntu to cut/copy paste my data to external hdd. By adopting this will it ...
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Need help recovering data from hard disk formatted by Ubuntu, [duplicate]

I am a beginner with Ubuntu. I have tried installing Ubuntu yesterday in C drive. However it took over the complete hard disk space. I dont see my data. After doing lot of research on internet got to ...
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Error while resizing partition before installation of Ubuntu. How can I get my data back? [duplicate]

It was a ~22 GBytes first windows partition (with loader). I wanted to split it on 2: 13 GB and 9 GB. In the middle of process was an error with something similar to "unable to write data on media (on ...
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USB Hard drive Not displaying Ubuntu

I have a 2TB Verbatim USB 3 hard drive that was working fine one evening and not at all the next day. I cannot view or mount the partitions. Running "lsusb" shows that the hard drive is plugged in but ...
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Recovering files from old xp using DSL, trouble xfering says hdd has no space left when it is fresh format

I'm not 100% this is the right place to ask, apologies if I am in the wrong place. I have an old Win XP tower that I'm supposed to fix from 1999 for my grandpa. He got some nasty viruses on it and we ...
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Data Recovery - Hard disk formatted from ntfs to ext4 then again to ntfs [duplicate]

I'm all messed up! I formatted my complete ntfs hard disk to ext4. Then again installed win 7 by creating 2 partitions of 50GB and 250 GB. Is it possible to recover data from the 250 GB partition now ...
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Data recovery from erased external HDD NTFS partion

I have erased my 1TB NTFS external HDD using Startup disk Creator accidentally. Is there any possibility I can get back my data.
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How do I fix Master File Table using Ubuntu?

So my friend accidentally messed up his MFT and MFTMirr of his NTFS windows 7 drive while installing Ubuntu (my guess is that he messed up the re-partitioning of his drive or something of the sort. He ...
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I installed linux and replace with window 7 ? how to recover drives data back [duplicate]

i just installed LINUX in my laptop.i had window 7 , i replace UBUNTU with window 7. the drives data(D:, E:) in window is not showing in LINUX. how to recover my drives data. i didn't use LINUX yet. ...
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How can I access my NTFS files from other drives

I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I previously had windows 7, the mistake I made was I just did not put the data I need on my hard drive anywhere else. I just did not think of it before doing it. ...
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What could have caused a corrupted partition?

I installed Ubuntu (Xubuntu to be precise), about a week later Windows 7 had trouble writing to one of my partitions. I ran chkdsk /f from Windows and everything worked again. About five days later I ...
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Recovering a file after having formatted from NTFS to EXT4

I used to have windows 7 but I've recently formatted my hard drive to install kubuntu and I've just realized that I forgot to backup a hidden .dat file which defines my bitcoin wallet. Is it possible ...
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External HDD error - data recovery Ubuntu 12.04

I recently connected my external HDD to Ubuntu 12.04, but now it's not working. If I try to use ntfsfix in the terminal it gives this error message: abcd@ubuntu:~$ sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 [sudo] ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 format my NTFS partition

I install Ubuntu 13.04, choosing the option "Replace Win7". When my computer reboots, i see that my other data pratition is missing. my Win7 partition was 100gb, and the other 220gb was the data. I ...
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199 views

Files lost during move & power failure

I was moving (using the default Ubuntu file manager) some photos from my SD card (formated FAT32) to a NTFS drive on my computer when a power failure occured. After that, I used the SD card in my ...
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NTFS Partition input/output after using Testdisk

I used testdisk to recover my partition. But after a successful recovery it prompted to restart the computer which I did. But then after restarting the NTFS partition has input/output errors. I can ...
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How do I recover my accidentally lost Windows partitions after installing Ubuntu?

I have a Toshiba satellite A-200 laptop with a Vista OS on it with 4 NTFS partitions (C:) Vista (D:) Entertainment (E:) Work (F:) Sources and I wanted to start using Ubuntu instead. So I tried ...
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While installing Ubuntu I used replace Windows with Ubuntu option. Did it delete my private data?

I had 3 Partitions: Local Disk C: with Windows installed D: and E: with my data. While installing Ubuntu, I used: Replace Windows With Ubuntu Option Have I lost my data in D: and E: also? ...
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My hard disk converted from ntfs tp raw. Can it be recovered in Ubuntu?

in my internal hard disk suddenly this message appeared at boot (A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart ) in windows 7 I have connected it as external hd to another laptop . ...
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Does a partition need to be mounted before data transfer to USB?

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 12.04 to transfer data from an unbootable hard-drive in Windows XP to a usb. Does the partition need to be mounted beforehand? Also, I read I could use ddrescue to perform ...
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Recover data from unreadable NTFS partition

I have an Asus laptop with Windows and Ubuntu alongside. When I try to boot Windows, it gets to the Windows logo and restarts automatically. Looks like recovery starts but all the recovery options ...
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562 views

How to recover data from a drive that was erased during the Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

Yesterday I had two NTFS partitions on my drive. One on which Windows 7 was installed (C Drive) and the other contained my data (D Drive). During Ubuntu installation I choose to install Ubuntu and ...
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Restoring deleted partitions/files

I had Windows 7 installed on my computer and four partitions, namely, C (where Windows was installed), D, E, and F. I decided to install Ubuntu and ended up deleting all my partitions, but one with ...
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Cannot access windows 7 NTFS /users/USERNAME all other directories are ok

a friends HDD is having some major issues and i am trying to recover data. Windows will blue screen due to the hdd failure, even using another PC with windows installed the diskmanagement tool hangs ...
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1answer
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How to restore a partition that has been accidentally converted to a swap area

I was trying to install ubuntu manually from my external hard drive(which has ubuntu installed in it) to my internal hard drive.I created the swap area using mkswap command in a wrong partition(my ...
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File disappeared from NTFS after Ubuntu installation

I wanted to upgrade a very old version of Ubuntu to a recent one, so I made the following steps: I created a large (over 30GB) tar.gz archive containing all data from my home directory Moved it to ...
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How can I use Ubuntu to rescue files from an NTFS drive?

I reinstalled windows on the laptop of my daughter. Before doing this we made a copy of her music, pictures and so on on an external drive which was formatted in NTFS. Unfortunately, the folder we ...
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How to repair a file on a truecrypt virtual encrypted disk? [closed]

I have a file (say volume.tc), which is a virtual encrypted disk. When I mount with sudo truecrypt volume.tc /mnt/v, I can access most of the files, but one file on this volume (say ...
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recovering raid 0 hard disk

I bumped to a huge (for me) problem. I was running dual boot system (win 7 / linux) and at some point I decided to test fedora ( I am new in Linux ). My hard disk conf: 3 hard disks each 1 TB, 2 set ...
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Recover files from NTFS drive with bad sectors

A few nights ago I have created a backup of my data on an external 500 GB NTFS USB hard drive. I have then formatted my computer, reinstalled Ubuntu and started transferring back the data from the ...
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1answer
807 views

undeleting with ntfsundelete

trying to undelete some files using ntfsundelete: sudo ntfsundelete /dev/sda1 -v -S 300m-20g -p 100 -o /mnt/bigboy/ntfsundelete/ but I am getting: You must specify exactly one device. as far as ...
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Recovering Very Important Lost Data From Ntfs Partition

I have a 230 Gigs HDD on my laptop, i have 50 gigs extended for my linux, i have 80 gigs empty ntfs partition, and 100 gigs ntfs partition where i store all my important data, (i have about 50 gigs of ...
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How to recover data from NTFS partition that was made into a Swap partition?

I have extremely important stuff on my windows partition which during the ubuntu 10.10 installation,when it said that I should create something called swap space, I selected it to be a swap space ...
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“Lost” files in FAT32 drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for recovering deleted data from a flash drive I was a little sleepy and I formated a 256 Gb USB pendrive with FAT32, copied some files and folders from a laptop ...
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NTFS partition becomes read-only after system upgrade?

I was using ubuntu 11.04 on my Laptop. While installing it from a DVD, I have created a 10 GB NTFS partition at the beginning of the hard disk, as primary. All other partitions ( swap, a ext3, a ext4 ...
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Recover accidentally removed files on NTFS partition

I accidentally removed some files on a NTFS partition How can I recover them staying inside Linux without0 rebooting ?
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recover php, html and css files using photorec [closed]

I need to recover only the above mentioned files from an ntfs partition, but i don't find these files in file opts menu of the photorec (included in testdisk 6.12). Please suggest how to go about it. ...
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Ntfs recovery software for ubuntu?

I need a free linux application to recover some files on an NTFS. Please suggest me a best one?
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575 views

Move entire OS from NTFS drive to bigger ext4 drive

According to SMART data, the hard drive I curently use is about to fail. I bought a new, bigger drive to copy the system to a safer place. The old drive is 160GB. Ubuntu was installed with Wubi, and ...
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NTFS partitions hidden under EXT4 file system / partition…want to recover files from NTFS

I am new to ubuntu, but very impressed with the system. so one day i tried installing ubuntu 10.10 along with windows in dual boot first place it didnt get installed properly and during second attempt ...