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Old 09-29-2010, 07:09 AM   #1
lejyphilip
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Retrieve Windows data from Linux hard disk.


Hi,

I have 2 hard disks and all together I created 6 partion in it.On primary I installed Windows XP and REST 5 partions were having data.From Second hard disk ,I copied all the first partion data to another partions and installed Red Hat 7.It took only 3 GB all togethr for Linux Distribution.Now I need to fetch my Windows data back.

I logged from the Windows XP disk and I could see the second disk through disk managemnt .But it was showing "Unhelathy".But I will not be able to retrive the data.So can Anyone give soln for this.

Thanks

Philip
 
Old 09-29-2010, 07:21 AM   #2
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First of all, why are you using Red Hat 7? That distribution is obsolete and unsupported, so you'd be better off installing a newer one.

Secondly, can you clarify what you want to do please? Do you want to access data that is stored on a Linux partition, from Windows?
 
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Old 09-29-2010, 07:29 AM   #3
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RH7????? Thats hell of an old version. More than a decade old one. Get something recent. And for retrieving the data, you could mount the windows drives on linux and copy the data. But if the partitions are ntfs, then I suppose RH7 will not mount them. You will need ntfs-3g package and I am not sure if that is available for that old version. You could get a rescue distribution like Parted Magic, boot from it and copy all the data to a secure partition.
 
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