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My bash programming skills are non existant but this is how I think it should go:
Get list of physical drives with fdisk -l
Read first few bytes to determine which is any windows partition (but I don't want to target mbr or the recovery partition)

Any thoughts on how to do is, or if you are exceptionally kind, perhaps a bash script please:)
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fdisk -l | grep NTFS | awk '{print $1}'

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