I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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I have Toshiba C640-I4010 laptop with 4gb ram and 500gb hard disc with partitions
/dev/sda1
/dev/sda2 c:windows NTFS 50000MB Windows
/dev/sda3 d:data NTFS 425000MB
Two days before I installed accidentally linux mint 19.3 only instead dual booting of Windows 7 and linux mint 19.3 without any back up.I am very worried because in d :data drive there were 192GB and 22GB in C:data drive important data, but I cannot see them now.
New partition of linux mint 19.3 are
File system partition1-15gb Ext4
Extended partition2-485gb
File system partition5-485gbExt4
Free space 1.1MB
Size 15GB-8.1GB Free
Device/dev/ada
Partition type-Linux(Voor able)
Contents Extra(Version 1.0) Mounted at file system root .
Please help me how to recover files of C drive and D drive
Thank you.

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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sumantadebnath wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 3:56 pm
I have Toshiba C640-I4010 laptop with 4gb ram and 500gb hard disc with partitions
/dev/sda1
/dev/sda2 c:windows NTFS 50000MB Windows
/dev/sda3 d:data NTFS 425000MB
Two days before I installed accidentally linux mint 19.3 only instead dual booting of Windows 7 and linux mint 19.3 without any back up.I am very worried because in d :data drive there were 192GB and 22GB in C:data drive important data, but I cannot see them now.
New partition of linux mint 19.3 are
File system partition1-15gb Ext4
Extended partition2-485gb
File system partition5-485gbExt4
Free space 1.1MB
Size 15GB-8.1GB Free
Device/dev/ada
Partition type-Linux(Voor able)
Contents Extra(Version 1.0) Mounted at file system root .
Please help me how to recover files of C drive and D drive
Thank you.
We need a bit more specific information, so please:

1. Open a terminal window;
2. sudo parted -l and enter your password
3. Scroll back to the top, highlight the result of that command, copy it using [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[ C ]
4. Create a new post here, click on the </> button at the top of the post window, and then paste using [CTRL]+[V]

You should get a result resembling the following:

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Model: WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN (nvme)
Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 500GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
Disk Flags: 

Number  Start   End    Size   File system  Name                  Flags
 1      1049kB  538MB  537MB  fat32        EFI System Partition  boot, esp
 2      538MB   500GB  500GB  ext4
It is necessary that we can see a more specific table of current partitions on your internal drive.

If you've killed off the original partitions of your drive, it may not be possible to get your data back, but I will leave that to others here with more extensive knowledge of modern data recovery.
Please remember to mark your fixed problem [SOLVED].

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

Post by sumantadebnath »

In terminal I typed sudo parted-1 and entered password
It shows sudo:parted-1: command not found

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

Post by RIH »

You have entered the number 1, the actual command requires a lower case L.

When members post terminal commands it is best if you copy & paste into the terminal rather than try & type. In your example you have also missed typing a space.
Host: bob-Aspire-TC-705 Kernel: 4.15.0-112-generic x86_64 bits: 64
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Distro: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

Post by sumantadebnath »

Thank you
this information are showing
sumanta@sumanta-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo parted -l
[sudo] password for sumanta:
Model: ATA TOSHIBA MK5076GS (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 500GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: msdos
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 1049kB 15.0GB 15.0GB primary ext4 boot
2 15.0GB 500GB 485GB extended
5 15.0GB 500GB 485GB logical ext4


sumanta@sumanta-Satellite-C640:~$

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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Thank you
this information are showing
sumanta@sumanta-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo parted -l
[sudo] password for sumanta:
Model: ATA TOSHIBA MK5076GS (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 500GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: msdos
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 1049kB 15.0GB 15.0GB primary ext4 boot
2 15.0GB 500GB 485GB extended
5 15.0GB 500GB 485GB logical ext4

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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While you are working your way through the dual booting problem; Hello and Welcome to the forum! :D
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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3,but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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Your NTFS partitions aren't visible now. I don't know how to proceed. Please open a topic in installation and booting section.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

Post by Pierre »

now - you should Boot that LinuxMint Live Media,
& then run the program Testdisk, to see if it can restore those partitions, for you.

then could take several hours .. so use the Basic Test first off, to see if it can quickly restore,
& if that is not successful .. then run Testdisk on the Deep Search option, instead .. this will take many hours.

if this doesn't work .. then you've lost your win-7 and will have to redo it's Installation again:
- - if you still wish to have an win-7 system, that is.
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Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] - when your problem is solved!
and DO LOOK at those Unanswered Topics - - you may be able to answer some!.

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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Welcome to the Forum. :D
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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

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Welcome to the Forum.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
Regards,
Deepak

I am using Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: I intended to dual boot of windows and linux mint 19.3, but accidentally install linux mint 19.3 on windows7

Post by deepakdeshp »

Did you get back your data?
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
Regards,
Deepak

I am using Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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