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Hard drive not reading correctly?

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February 8, 2009 2:39:06 AM

Hey everyone,
i had a harddrive that i partitioned into 3 partitions, one for XP one for fedora and one for files. first xp was installed then the file partiton was made, then the fedora partition was made. after fedora was installed things worked out for a couple days then later windows (and fedora) wouldnt boot. now i just want to recover my files from the windowsxp and files partition. so i took the hard drive out and plugged it into another computer. I started the computer and the hard drive was recognized. i went to the hard drive through 'My Computer' but the files there are a couple unrecognized files with weird names. The hard drive is recognized as a 10.1mb drive formatted with FAT. The drive is a seagate ST3200822A 200gb. any help or advice on how to get the computer to recognize the files? thanks for any help


February 8, 2009 2:50:52 AM

Fedora partition cant be shown on XP correctly because the fedora is linux. I assume the Main partition is d:/, and the data partition is g:/. Looks like data corruption during the linux install=total lost. It's best to install multiple OS on multiple drive instead on multiple partition. GL
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