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Creating a data rescue partition

I am trying to recover deleted files from a Windows HDD (320 Gb) with multiple partitions. Have three questions: Will dd if=/dev/sdb of=~/image_sdb.img bs=4096 create an image of all partitions ...
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Use `dd` linux program to save / recover a disk's MBR

I have an Ubuntu OS installed on my laptop. I want to install Windows 7 as well to another disk partition (I will do it by recovering it from a special partition on my laptop). After installing ...
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File recovery: How can I make a non-destructive copy of a (NTFS) partition?

I want to recover some deleted files from a healthy NTFS partition on an undamaged hard-disk. In order to leave the partition undisturbed, i plan to use dd to clone the partition to a raw image file ...
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How to make a partition if I have a partition.img file?

I have an Acer laptop I've been toying with, at some point I backed up the 'Acer recovery' hidden partition using dd. iirc I used a LiveCD and something like: dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/mnt/remote/acer.img ...