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Linksys EFG80 repair / drive retrieval

Have an out-of-warranty Linksys EFG80 which is not operating. Linksys states they do not repair their own equipment out of warranty. Their new NAS (NAS200) is unable to read the drives. Need to have the EFG80 repaired or if not possible a means to retrieve the data from the disk drives in use with the EFG80. Thank you.

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Re: Linksys EFG80 repair / drive retrieval

Haven't tried this, but get UBCD

install the drive as a second drive in an XP machine and boot from the UBCD disk. It should read both the NTFS and the Linux drive.

Good luck.

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apparently the EFG80 uses a particular brand of linux for it's operating system.
if you mount the drive in a machine running linux you should be able to read a retrieve the data.

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