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Currently, your Windows is installed on the HDD. It can't be on SSD, because only 2 GB are used. Right-click My Computer and choose Manage. Then go to Disk Management. You will see the list of hard drives and the partitions on each. The partition with the System flag is the partition on which Windows is installed. Look then to see if it is on SSD.
Unetbootin can make your external drive bootable with certain ISOs without formatting the drive - it keeps all the data and adds the MBR to it, along with some unpacked folders and files from the ISO. But be careful, it has an option to format the drive, tick that checkbox before pressing next. If you want to install Ubuntu in a normal way, to separate the ...
You seem to have 1 HDD of 1TB a DVD drive and an SSD drive. The SSD has only 2 gig in use and on top of that, the OS is usually always installed on the C drive, which is not your SSD in your case. And no, a store will not install an OS to the SSD unless you tell them to because the OS is already preinstalled. So they only unpack the box, open up the ...
qemu works quite well under linux. I would just run 7 as a qemu installation. Use synaptic to download "aqemu" and dependencies.
I'm afraid to say that the chance of recovery from this is very small, your time will be better spent recreating the lost data and/or working out how you are going to get on without it. If you want to try to recover the data, your best bet is to immediately power off the computer, take that disk out and take it to a data recovery specialist. The kind of low ...
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