Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 09-29-2010, 07:09 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2007
Location: Boston,US
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Retrieve Windows data from Linux hard disk.


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.


Old 09-29-2010, 07:21 AM   #2
LQ Addict
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,464

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
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 That distribution is obsolete and unsupported, so you'd be better off installing a newer one.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?
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 09-29-2010, 07:29 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Apr 2008
Location: Gurgaon, India
Distribution: Cent OS 6/7
Posts: 4,629

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
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.
1 members found this post helpful.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Copy of IBM Server hard disk data to Another USB External Hard disk mazharcdn Linux - Server 2 09-02-2009 01:41 AM
Retrieve formatted hard disk vibinlakshman Linux - Newbie 1 08-22-2009 05:48 AM
Hard Disk Failure: How do I move data to a new hard disk drive? spyros Linux - Software 2 10-31-2008 04:01 PM
Retrieve mp3's from corrupt hard disk eulaersi Linux - Hardware 2 09-27-2007 02:00 AM
SATA Hard disk(Windows) MBR corrupted by IDE hard disk(Linux) Peter_APIIT Fedora 6 07-07-2007 01:20 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:53 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration