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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Correcting boot problem: mount of NTFS drives went wrong [closed]

After my upgrade to 12.04, whenever Ubuntu tried to boot up it prompted an error indicating that it can't mount (NTFS) drives and I had to press S twice, once for each drive, to get to the login ...
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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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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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“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 ...