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Old 10-04-2010, 02:08 PM   #1
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Strande Folder Names in Knoppix and File Permissions


Hello,

I am trying to rescue some files on a Dell Laptop running XP that is in a BSOD state. I can boot up Knoppix just fine but all the files are read only but get the error: The remount command failed. Maybe there is another process accessing the filesystem currently.

Also when I look at the files and folders on the Knoppix CD they look really odd. See attachment.

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Old 10-04-2010, 03:00 PM   #2
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At first I would try a more recent version of Knoppix. But it seems to me that your filesystem is damaged, I don't know if you can repair a NTFS-filesystem (assuming that it is NTFS) from a linux system.
 
Old 10-05-2010, 08:18 AM   #3
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Ok I will try Knoppix 6.2. The version I have is 5.1 so yeah it's a bit old. I don't really care about repairing the filesystem I just want to recover a few files and reinstall the OS. Thanks.
 
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OK, but to recover your files you have to either repair the filesystem or use a tool like photorec (should be installed on Knoppix), which will recover all files that it can recognize on this partition, and chances are high that it recognizes really many files.
 
  


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