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I wanted to auto-mount all the partitions in my system, (i.e. the C,D,E and F drives from windows). I used ntfs config tool to do that, but it throws me an error when I check the mount selection for my C drive, the one that has Windows installed on it. Now, I´ve lost complete access to my Windows Partition, I cannot open it in Nautilus either, though I could do that before I used ntfs config tool.

Its throwing me this error

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: according to mtab, /dev/sda1 is mounted on /media/Windows\040 mount failed

What should I do?? Please help!!!

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Are you using wubi ? – bodhi.zazen Mar 5 '12 at 19:12

Have you tried unmounting the mounted drive?

umount /dev/sda1

After that you should be able to mount the drive using Nautilus. You might want to consider mounting your samba shares by editing your /etc/fstab. It should look something like this:

// /mnt/mountpoint smbfs user,credentials=/etc/samba/cred-file 0 0 0

Good luck!

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