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Trying to access EFI partition and its contents

  1. #1


    Manchester, UK
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    OS X / Windows 8.1 Pro / Ubuntu 13.10

    Trying to access EFI partition and its contents


    I'm trying to access the EFI partition and view certain files.
    I have an EFI installed Windows 8 64 bit system on a MacBook Pro retina. (ie not BootCamp)
    I have mounted the EFI partition in Command Prompt and it appears in Windows Explorer, however it refuses me access to it. Access denied.
    How can I get access to its contents please?

    My primary reason to access it is to view and copy my current BCD file. I suppose a method to copy that file might be a good enough work around, at a pinch.

    Thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Elevated cmd:

    bcdedit /export C:\bcd.backup
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  3. #3


    Manchester, UK
    Posts : 113
    OS X / Windows 8.1 Pro / Ubuntu 13.10


    Ah, export. Thanks SIW2
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