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I was removing Wine and afterwards everything started going crazy.

The result: I can't boot into Ubuntu nor Windows. I keep getting "Ubuntu boot fail", "Windows boot fail" and finally "Lenovo System Recovery fail" and then I just see the native UEFI menu.

I don't want to reinstall Ubuntu without knowing I can recover my files. Is there any way I can view my files on the partition and save elsewhere them, so I can reinstall Ubuntu?

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    Can you boot from a live session? That way you can recover your files. – Parto May 29 '15 at 6:08
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You have a few options (larger number means more difficult):

  1. Restore your last system back-up then your last data back-up...

OR

  1. Boot an Ubuntu live CD and make a back-up, re-install Windows, then re-install Ubuntu and restore the back-up you just made.

OR

  1. Re-install Windows without a back-up and pray to the gods of Micro$oft (Gates & Balmer) that they won't delete any of your Ubuntu data. Then re-install Ubuntu and pray to the gods of Ubuntu (Shuttleworth & Torvalds) that they won't delete any of your data anywhere. Especially pray to your own god(s) that you will not make any mistake yourself on any of the steps.
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  • Thanks will try this later today! Praying to tech gods that all goes well – Nisa A May 28 '15 at 19:49
  • If you don't have a back-up you should do #2! :-) – Fabby May 28 '15 at 20:18
  • And??? What's the verdict? ;) – Fabby Jun 2 '15 at 11:25

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