Ok, let me start by saying that I know nothing about Linux and that I switched because I was sick and tired of windows.
So I had Windows 7 on my
C: drive and I chose to replace it with Ubuntu 12.10.
The problem is there I was prepared to have all my data erased from
C: Drive but now it seems I can find anything at all!
There is no partition. Theres nothing. Frankly I'm bummed!
Where is my music that I had in my
D: drive earlier and the movies in my
To All Linux/Ubuntu newbies,
Do not do the Following:
I had Windows 7 Installed on 'C:' and other drives that had my own files were 'D:' and 'X:'.
I downloaded the ubuntu 12.10 iso from the website[not related: which had a few broken files so I used bit torrent to fix it] and did a USB boot.
I chose the replace windows 7 with ubuntu option. I didnt get any option to select my partition or anything, the thing just rolled and mowed down on everything I had..
Follow Lucio's comment to figure out how to do it right. And always have a backup.