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I've deleted the boot partitions on my hard disk drive. Data still remains. Can I recover it or make the system bootable?

Using a cloning tool to move my hard disk drive’s data to another drive, I saw some weird, unnamed partitions that I thought were unnecessary and/or malware... And very confidently, proceeded to erase ...
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from GPT to MBR and vice versa, now I do not see previous partitions

I will go straight to the point, I have a laptop in dual boot (Windows 10 and Kali Linux) which has been converted from the GPT partition to the MBR (for reasons I do not know), I used gdisk to ...
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No boot device and file system not found in bios

Dell did a firmware update this morning on my xps running ubuntu and since then it hadn't been working properly so whilw trying to reinstall I ended up accidentally installing in legacy mode not uefi ...
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Boot from one drive, and run Windows from another

So... I have an old HP Z600 workstation which is pretty awesome with dual Xeons and 48GB of ECC ram. My problem is that storage speed is a huge bottleneck. Due to its age the motherboard and BIOS only ...
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What do I do if there are multiple partitions when installing Windows?

My computer has been acting a bit weird lately. So I decided to do a repair install of Windows 10. Unfortunately after it installed and restarted, the computer wouldn't boot up anymore. Luckily I ...
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Tried installing Fedora alongside Windows 10 - No Operating System Found

So, I installed Fedora on a live USB and tried installing it to my PC. I think I somehow messed up the ESP boot partition and whenever I start my computer it says "no operating system found". I can ...
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Cannot boot dd'ed windows partition

Until yesterday, I was happy with my partition schema: Device Boot mounted at /dev/nvme0n1p1 * /boot/efi /dev/nvme0n1p2 swap /dev/nvme0n1p3 / ext4 /dev/...
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Create EFI partition before installing Windows 10

I'm currently using a dual boot setup on my laptop, with Windows 10 and Fedora and I'm planning to replace my HDD with an SSD for obvious reasons. I'll make a clean installation of both OS, but I've ...
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On an external HDD, can you make one partition booteable?

i have been wondering for a good couple months now: Can you make a booteable partition on an external HDD so you don't have to use USB or CD when installing a new SO? I have a good external HDD, and i ...
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How do I delete a bootable partition?

I want to delete a partition with the disk manager of Win 10. I have two OS and I want to delete a partition that has one of them. I have seen a few tutorials that use this kind of programs, but most ...
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MacOSX partition failure

It started when I was installing Kali Linux on my MacBook with a dual boot, I used a Live USB to install and when going through the install process, I shrunk my macOS partition on the hard drive to ...
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Moving windows system reserved partition

I just installed windows as a dual boot. I've decided I want to expand my windows partition, but in between the windows partition, which I want to make bigger, and my linux partition, which I want to ...
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Is it possible to boot from a symlink?

My experience was that I can make a symlink of a program's installation directory, which would allow me a virtual copy that could be altered without changing the original. Can I do this with a ...
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Windows 10 boot\bcd not found error 0x000000f

I made C drive as Active in disk management; later I rebooted the system it gave me error saying that "windows cannot find boot\bcd due to software\hardware changes,use windows disk to repair the ...
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Samsung series 3 no boot options

I had ubuntu running but wanted to switch to windows so tried to install it. But in the boot menu after installing its only showing ubuntu no windows setup option (i formated my drive using windows ...

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