[Wolves] Fwd: rescuing data from windows 8 acer machine with efi boot

John Rose john.aaron.rose at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 13:24:31 UTC 2013


I suggest trying Boot Repair. URL below has iso for a bootable cd:


On 14/10/13 11:49, Mark Croft wrote:
> friend here in exmouth his windows 8 acer x600 desktop machine has 
> decided to nuke the hard drive somehow it booting up with No Operating 
> System found probably lost its MBR correct?
> for now i am just trying to get the data (pics,etc) from his windows 
> hard drive but linux will not see it when i boot a live cd (linux mint 
> 15)
> I have switched off all the efi stuff in the bios found that info the 
> web but can't seem to find out how to get it too see the hard drive in 
> linux live mode ? tried ubuntu 13.04 and linux mint 15 , will try 
> fedreo seems that the one people recommended with efi setup.
> thanks for you help
> mark
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