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I recently set up a dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on my new Thinkpad T440s. I have a 1TB HDD for most stuff and a 16GB SSD as a caching drive. I followed this tutorial for the dual boot instructions.

The partitions are set up so that there's a partition for each OS and a partition for storage. My problem is that I have full access to the files in storage from Ubuntu, but anything new that I save to storage from Ubuntu is invisible from Windows. What's worse is that when I reboot from being in Windows and go back to Ubuntu, the file is gone.

I've seen that other people have had this problem too, but there doesn't seem to be an answer on any other thread. If someone can help, then I'll post links to your answer on the other threads.

Can someone please help me get full access to all of my files from both OSs?

For what it's worth here is the fdisk -l output detailing my partitions:

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System

/dev/sda1 * 2048 3074047 1536000 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT

/dev/sda2 3074048 971935743 484430848 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT

/dev/sda3 1076793344 1953523711 438365184 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT

/dev/sda4 971937790 1076793343 52427777 5 Extended Partition 4 does not start on physical sector boundary.

/dev/sda5 971937792 1060622335 44342272 83 Linux

/dev/sda6 1060624384 1076793343 8084480 82 Linux swap / Solaris

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