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My friend's computer was not booting past the bios. He asked me to check it out. I tried to use a recovery USB but sadly chkdsk shows that there are way too many failing sectors on that disk.

Booting into Linux via a USB I can mount the HDD and extract some files. The main things he needs are some documents and his keys from Kleopatra (gpg4win).

Main question is: What files do I need to extract from the Windows FS so that he can import his keys on his new pc?

He knows the passwords for all his keys.

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You'll need to back up the whole directory at %AppData%\gnupg. It contains all of their private keys (in private-keys-v1.d/) as well as any imported public keys.

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