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Using WUBI is not recommended and it is recommended you install using the CD. if you installed ubuntu to an external hdd, you probably just need to go into bios and make the external drive the first on the boot order or select boot menu during startup and select the hdd from there it won't boot because the bootloader (grub) is most likely installed to the ...


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This is related to the firmware of your laptop or the controller in external enclosure. I for example know that my T530 is unable to detect my USB 3.0 HDD enclosures and thumb drives and let me boot from them after powering on the laptop, but with a warm reboot everything works. Another example is an external dock that doesn't play nice, partitioning some ...


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No problem whatsoever! (I've got a USB disk just like that but I've never tried anything but BIOS machines, as I rarely encounter UEFI machines and if I meet one, I put them in BIOS mode and revert back when I leave) Procedure is exceedingly simple: Insert the HDD Boot the LiveCD Install like you would install any other machine and install grub, swap, / ...


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If you have not encountered any data missing on the drives, most probably it is safe to remove them. However this is something that you will have to decide for yourself, based on understanding what these files are: Here are some starting points: pagefile.sys: http://lifehacker.com/5426041/understanding-the-windows-pagefile-and-why-you-shouldnt-disable-it ...


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You have recycled your old Windows HD ? Very commendable. I can see that there are no important files left: Pagefile.sys is the swap space for windows, found.000 is part or whole of a lost file, take a look at whats inside. SYMEFA.DB probably belongs to Symantec, could be virus defenitions. msdownload is a temp file for upgrades $RECYCLE.BIN is the Trash ...


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You may delete those files, System Volume Information and $RECYCLE.BIN will be recreated when you attach your drive to windows computer, pagefile.sys is related to Windows os so it isn't created on non system partitions and drives, found.000 is related to Windows scan disk (check disk) utility, msdownld.tmp is related to installation of MS applications in ...


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To determine whether the problem is the drive or the enclosure, remove the drive from the enclosure, install it in a desktop with sufficient power and check the smart status. For a deeper test, you can check every sector of the drive utilizing tools like ddrescue. ddrescue will report error size during the process and you can attempt data recovery at the ...



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