hensandpat at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 3 23:01:01 UTC 2009
> On 01/02/2009 05:05 PM, John Heinen wrote:
>> John Heinen wrote:
>> Haven't found an answer to recover aT LEAST SOME FILES FROM THE BROKEN
>> WIN XP, ANYONME KNOWS?
> You haven't found an answer because you haven't told anyone what you've
> done, what version of Ubuntu you are running, and whether you are using
> the Gnome or KDE/Kubutu desktop.
> You need to state exactly what the errors & actions are when you try to
> boot to WinXP. That way someone may be able to help you troubleshoot
> further. You also need to tell us if you can see the XP drive and files
> in Ubuntu.
> Further, if you can boot into Ubuntu, you should be able to recover
> files from the WinXP drive if the drive will mount; click on
> 'Places|Computer' and look for your XP drive there. It may just list
> the media size of the drive, but it you should be able to tell if it
> shows something like '40 GB Media' (for a 40GB drive). Double click on
> that and will most likely mount and open the drive so that you can see
> the files.
> Answer those basic questions & then someone can tell you if you need to
> troubleshoot Windows, the grub bootloader etc. *Whatever you do, do not*
> try reinstalling windows etc. Take it a step at a time so that you don't
> accidentially write over your windows files & disk.
thanks will do!
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