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Recovering information from dual boot PC

A computer has Windows XP installed on one partition and Linux on another. Discuss how you can recover information from this dual boot PC.

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Windows stores drive/partition information in its registry under HKLMSYSTEMMountedDevices. If you change your drive or restore a partition image to a different partition location, it cannot resolve the drive letters in this section and it may not boot. A tool called Paragon Software's Partition Manager allows you to boot from a recovery disk and fix this problem by manually assigning the correct drive letters to the Windows registry. Then, all you have to do is reboot and system will be back to normal.

XP: We can use Fixboot and Fixmbr so that information for xp can be recovered.

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Recovering information from dual boot PC