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Old 12-25-2010, 04:59 AM   #61
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I need you to 3 things.
1. Change your view to tree view click on places and scroll down to tree view.
2. Expand PQ, OS & 3gig system. I need a screenshot.
3. On OS you need to check everything in folder because I see linuxmint & grldr.
It looks like windows folders but it also looks like it's mixed.

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You'll need this and another usb stick.
http://tuts4tech.net/2010/10/26/usb-...overy-console/
 
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You'll need this and another usb stick.
http://tuts4tech.net/2010/10/26/usb-...overy-console/
 
Old 12-25-2010, 05:52 AM   #64
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Update it Ctrl+F11 or just F8

http://www.computing.net/answers/win...tion/2985.html
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I've read the manual and looked on dell support. It seems there are two ways to access the recovery partition. on is to press F8 whilst booting. The other is to press CTRL + F11. Neither work for me. I'm thinking it may be down to me setting up a dual boot with Ubuntu - the grub boot loader may have screwed something up.

I'll keep looking for an answer

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Old 12-26-2010, 10:35 PM   #65
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I heard using photorec and testdisk i can be able to recover lost files and data on the hard drive or deleted partition..

thing is i need to make a recovery partition and i dont know how.

http://www.linux.com/archive/feed/56588
 
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You may need something a little stronger then it appears that you have restored most of os using test disk.
That's why I said to exppand those folders. It also looks like you have a grub loader on windows partition.
Were you installing linux mint while booted?
 
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http://www.notebookforums.com/thread235007.html
http://www.notebookforums.com/thread234950.html
http://www.notebookforums.com/thread217870.html
 
Old 12-27-2010, 01:17 AM   #68
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naw i didnt install linux mint. i've been on my usb...

THEY said photorec can restore deleted files from deleted partitions..
im going to do my best to expand the tree of the folders but it doesnt fit in 1 screenshot
 
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In your OS file it shows a linuxmint file.
Also grldr is either grub or grub4 dos.
 
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You need to scroll thru all the items in OS if everythings there download recovery console from M$ and boot in to repair OS and execute "fixmbr".
 
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I dont see my program files but i see the boot files for windows
 
Old 12-27-2010, 02:07 AM   #72
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Scroll system volume information and see if there are dates preceding linux mint.

Are you using Vista?

Also you said your system was a Dell is it?
I saw Acer.

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Old 12-27-2010, 02:23 AM   #73
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My system is a gateway. and i was using windows 7
 
Old 12-27-2010, 02:46 AM   #74
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You obviously have grub on your usb.
When you boot in how many entries do you have in grub?
Did problems start when you installed grub to usb?
The reason I say that is maybe your grub on usb can be configure to boot windows, via usb.
Does linux mint have os-prober?

These are questions that need to be thought about before goig down the rest of thos list of options.

You're going to need another usb for this 1.
http://tuts4tech.net/2010/10/26/usb-...overy-console/

You have 3 options:

1. Do this 1 with another usb.
2. Complete installation of linux mint.
3. Full system factory recovery. Then you have more options (dual-boot or whatever)

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Old 12-27-2010, 08:09 PM   #75
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Heres the screenshots
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File Type: jpg Scredsfdenshot-1.jpg (145.0 KB, 7 views)
File Type: png sddsd.png (113.8 KB, 6 views)
 
  


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