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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:30 AM
Posted 07 August 2013 - 02:07 AM
If you installed Ubuntu over Windows 8 then it's highly unlikely that you'll be able to recover those deleted files. You could try 'testdisk' on a live Ubuntu DVD or USB stick/flash drive. Guide here: http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Step_By_Step
Did you install Ubuntu from a DVD or from a USB stick?
Posted 08 August 2013 - 03:02 AM
I'm puzzled ..... Can you not boot in to the Windows DVD that you mention? You managed to boot in to the Ubuntu DVD to install it.
Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:02 PM
There is also a good chance that the recovery partition for Windows 8 still exists. But, you would of needed to
of created a boot disk to access it.
But, like 1002 Richard S says, just boot into the Windows 8 DVD.....not while Ubuntu is running.
Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:43 PM
Posted 12 August 2013 - 08:08 PM
Did you make this DVD yourself? Or did it come with your comp or did you purchase it?
You should be able to boot into it the same way you booted the Ubuntu dvd.
Do you see a boot screen during bootup where you can choose which drive to boot to?
Are you inserting the DVD while Ubuntu is running and shutting down the comp then attempting to
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