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My machine is a Native Triple-Boot with: Windows 8.1, MacOS and Ubuntu

  • Can't Boot Windows 8.1 After Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade.
  • Can't access Shared Data Disk partition after Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

Potential Complication:

  • Looks like I may of accidentally hit Upgrade when Windows 8.1 was in hibernation mode.
  • I realize this was dumb, but it was an accident...

Machine Details:

  • Model Name: MacBook Pro 15" Late 2013
  • Model Identifier: MacBook Pro 11.3
  • Boot ROM Version: MBP112.0138.B02
  • SMC Version (system): 2.19f3

Disk Partitions & Installed File System Details:

Number  Start     End     Size   File system           Name           Flags
  1    20.5kB    210MB   210MB      fat32      EFI System Partition    boot
  2     211MB    251GB   251GB      ntfs              WIN             msftdata
  3     251GB    685GB   434GB      ntfs             SHARED           msftdata
  4     685GB    785GB   100GB      ext4             Ubuntu           msftdata
  5     785GB    801GB  16.2GB  linux-swap(v1)     Ubuntu Swap
  6     801GB   1000GB   198GB      hfs+              OSX
  7    1000GB   1001GB   650MB      hfs+           Recovery HD

Boot-Repair Output:

Error When Attempting Access to Shared Data Directory:

  • Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/mymachine/Shared: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda3" "/media/mymachine/Shared"' exited with non-zero exit status 14: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda3': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation or fast restarting), or mount the volume read-only with the 'ro' mount option.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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what happens when you try to boot Windows? –  arsaKasra May 22 '14 at 9:26
I am using reFIND as my Boot Manager. When I click on the Windows 8.1 button, you see a grey screen with a windows logo and then nothing happens, it just sits on the grey logo screen. –  user284125 May 22 '14 at 10:06
Not sure if this is really a solution, but how about trying a start up repair from Windows install media? –  arsaKasra May 22 '14 at 10:47

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