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I just dual booted my laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate (64 Bit) and Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit).

First I installed windows 7 with 2 drives (C drive:100 GB and D drive: 530 GB). In the remaining 300 GB of unallocated space, I installed Ubuntu and configured disk partitions as 25 GB for /, 270 GB for /usr using the ext4 file system, and 5 GB of swap.

The problem that I am facing here is "The root partition and user partition are also visible when I am booting from windows as E and F drives respectively".

What exactly I wanted to do is:

  • To dual boot my system with Windows and Ubuntu such that any one operating system should not display others file systems. Each operating system should behave in a way that there is no other OS on the computer.

Is it possible friends?

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Can you add the contents of /etc/fstab in your question? –  Mitch Jul 2 '13 at 16:44
As for the problems with NTFS drives showing up in Ubuntu, take a look here: askubuntu.com/questions/124094/…. As for Windows, read here: linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-desktop-74/… –  January Jul 2 '13 at 16:52
Just wondering... Why would you want something like this? It's pretty handy to be able to access files between OS's, and since I'm stuck with Windows XP, the concept of being able to access the Linux partition from Windows in mind-blowing... –  JamesTheAwesomeDude Jul 2 '13 at 19:04
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