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Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

When i try to mount windows 7 partition when it is hibernated the system give me this message :

Hibernated partition message

so Why this happen, and can i mount it read/write ?

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marked as duplicate by Takkat, Sergey, mikewhatever, Jorge Castro, Ringtail Nov 5 '12 at 1:49

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Hibernation is basically a snapshot of a running OS, with all its running applications, open files (maybe in the middle of a write operation), file caches etc.

If you mount a hibernated partition from another OS and change data on disk - the actual state of the disk and what Windows knows of the disk goes out of sync, which can lead to severe corruption of the filesystem.

The accepted answer at Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation provides more details.

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