aftermath of an ubuntu installation

Tom coffindvm at seisp.com
Sun Mar 2 14:52:07 UTC 2008


On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 01:18:47PM +0100, Donny George wrote:
> hello
> 
> i made an ubuntu 7.10 installation on my windows xp desktop as dual os . but
> unfortunately the partitioning with ubuntu didnt work right and i lost one
> of my windows drives which i had not backed up. i used GET DATA BACK FOR
> NTFS(as it was ntfs partition) to retrieve it. and fortunately i can see all
> the files and names but i can never open one. it either says the path cant
> be found or that its an invalid format. i also tried the partition table
> doctor to try and recover the partition. but i still couldnt retrieve the
> windows drive.
> 
> would there be any way to get back my data and drive.
> 
> PLEASE PLEASE HELP !!!
> 
> donny

If you boot from the xp install cd and choose repair existing install would 
that help ?

Tom





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