in uefi bios (F2 at start) enable UEFI booting only
boot up ubuntu
set up initernet on it
download gdisk: sudo apt-get install gdisk

add "universe" repository:

sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
deb saucy universe
sudo apt-get update

install "mc":
sudo apt-get install mc

install "synaptic":
sudo apt-get install synaptic


sudo gdisk /dev/sda

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo gdisk /dev/sda
GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.7

Partition table scan:
  MBR: protective
  BSD: not present
  APM: not present
  GPT: present

Found valid GPT with protective MBR; using GPT.

Command (? for help): p
Disk /dev/sda: 1953525168 sectors, 931.5 GiB
Logical sector size: 512 bytes
Disk identifier (GUID): 1CA95E11-E925-4DA2-99B9-6586E2DAF97F
Partition table holds up to 128 entries
First usable sector is 34, last usable sector is 1953525134
Partitions will be aligned on 8-sector boundaries
Total free space is 3436 sectors (1.7 MiB)

Number  Start (sector)    End (sector)  Size       Code  Name
   1            2048         1023999   499.0 MiB   2700  Basic data partition
   2         1024000         1638399   300.0 MiB   EF00  EFI system partition
   3         1638400         1900543   128.0 MiB   0C01  Microsoft reserved part
   4         1900544      1903028224   906.5 GiB   0700  Basic data partition
   5      1903028225      1951426560   23.1 GiB    2700  Basic data partition
   6      1951426561      1953523712   1024.0 MiB  2700  Basic data partition

$ mount

/dev/sda1 on /media/ubuntu/Windows RE tools type fuseblk [ntfs] 
/dev/sda6 on /media/ubuntu/SAMSUNG_REC type vfat 
/dev/sda4 on /media/ubuntu/F43A23253A22E3F8 type fuseblk [ntfs]
/dev/sda5 on /media/ubuntu/SAMSUNG_REC2 type fuseblk [ntfs]
/dev/sda2 on /media/ubuntu/sda2_efi type vfat (rw)

Some more info about 0C01 Microsoft reserved part:

Usual windows rant:
It is basically some windows temporary shit while disk resizing or other hidden temporary data.
Why the hell they could not make a temporary windows.tmp file inside efi partition, and forget about to create a yet another partition because we can do it. The uefi partition is already 512MB recommended size….

sda4 partition uses 42GB, that is the windows installation partition.
sda5 partition uses 24GB, which is the installation image of the sda4 partition

Brings back memories of having a single install CD for windows. Not a 66GB shit, what it is now.

How to check partition type?
mount does not give anything useful (fuseblk), here it is:

$ sudo blkid /dev/sda4
/dev/sda4: UUID="F43A23253A22E3F8" TYPE="ntfs"

Mount everything and backup

/dev/sda1       499M  343M  157M  69% /media/ubuntu/Windows RE tools
/dev/sda2       296M   43M  254M  15% /media/ubuntu/sda2_efi
/dev/sda3       128MB C0C1 WINDOWS_TEMP_partition
/dev/sda4       907G   43G  865G   5% /media/ubuntu/F43A23253A22E3F8
/dev/sda5        24G   23G  1.1G  96% /media/ubuntu/SAMSUNG_REC2
/dev/sda6      1020M  608M  413M  60% /media/ubuntu/SAMSUNG_REC

backup partition table:

sudo gdisk /dev/sda

backup each partition:

/media/ubuntu/SAMSUNG_REC$ tar -czvf big/samsung_windows_sda4_F43A23253A22E3F8.tar.gz F43A23253A22E3F8/

$ tar -czvf big/samsung_windows/samsung_rec_sda6_1020m.tar.gz SAMSUNG_REC
$ tar -czvf big/samsung_windows/samsung_rec2_sda5_24g.tar.gz SAMSUNG_REC2

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