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(Solved) - vista to linux

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  • Started 3 years ago by richardm93
  • Latest reply from nosparks
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i need to mount boot or whatever its called a linux usb drive with vista so i can get to files. i am lost as a ball in high weeds on this so any help would be appreciated

Posted 3 years ago
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Posted 3 years ago
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Easiest way to do things: download Linux Mint 13 ISO, I like the Mate version and use 32 bit so it works on any machine. Down load the first one listed at

Put it onto a USB pen drive so it's bootable. Use the Universal USB installer for this from

Be sure your machine will boot from USB, and restart with the pen drive plugged in and you will have access to your hard drive.

Posted 3 years ago

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