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Unable to mount one of the partition of Windows from Ubuntu

My Windows is failing to start with a blue screen and when I attempt to access the C Drive from my ubuntu, I got this error :- Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $LogFile version 2.0 is ...
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Using Ubuntu 13.10 aside Windows 8 fast boot

I've been looking around for mounting ntfs partition on Ubuntu with Windows 8 dual boot. I've found that the Fast Boot feature on W8 makes impossible to mount any ntfs in the same system. So, my ...
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Unable to mount hard drive partition

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
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Can Ubuntu TRIM another (NTFS) partition?

I have three questions for Ubuntu and TRIM/SSD experts. I've got SSD drive (SanDisk SDSSDP128G 128Gb). Currently, it is the only hard drive. Connected via SATA cable however in BIOS using IDE mode ...
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Can't Create Second NTFS Partition

I have an older Windows XP Media Center Edition computer. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it as a second OS. I have a 100Gb hard drive and I wanted to create 3 partitions on it. One 45gb partition for ...
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Alternative method to shrink NTFS

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop as a second OS. My hard drive has multiple partitions on it already from the manufacturer. My guess is that this laptop is approximately 2 ...
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Partition Scheme Questions in Dual Boot Ubuntu/Windows installation

I just got a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am ready to install Ubuntu. I see the hard drive already has quite a few partitions, most of which seem related to Windows recovery. See capture: I am ...
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Sharing git repo on NTFS partition between Linux/Windows dualboot

I've posted this question already stackoverflow but got no answer: click Since I'm having this problem on Ubuntu I repost my question here. I hope this is not forbidden. I'm developing an (Qt) ...
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lost data on ntfs drives after booting into Windows 8.1

I have successfully installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 with Intel Smart Response Technology on. The problem is that I can not write any thing into any drives which can be accessed by Windows. ...
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Ubuntu not booting any more after a clean windows 7 shutdown

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using wubi.exe. For more than 8 months It was running fine. Today I booted into windows 7 then I shut it down properly and tried to boot Ubuntu. I started ...
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Is there a better option other than NTFS for a shared HD between Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I have a PC with dual-boot, and I have installed Xubuntu (always newest version) and Windows 7. I have a new HD and I would like to be able to access it from both OS. I suppose NTFS would work since ...
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1answer
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Install Method “Something Else” unsable device

So I am trying to install Ubuntu via the "Something Else" method. I have a 750gb HDD with 286gb used for window 7 the other part of the HDD is broken up into separate drives but is grouped together ...
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I installed linux and replace with window 7 ? how to recover drives data back [duplicate]

i just installed LINUX in my laptop.i had window 7 , i replace UBUNTU with window 7. the drives data(D:, E:) in window is not showing in LINUX. how to recover my drives data. i didn't use LINUX yet. ...
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Error mounting my additional partitions after editing fstab?

New user here, having an issue automounting my extra partitions. I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows7, and I have a bunch of partitions: A 60gb ext4 partition for "/".. A 60gb ntfs partition for ...
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1answer
300 views

How to apply TRIM to an NTFS partition on an SSD drive?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. How can I apply TRIM to this partition?
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373 views

What are the appropriate mount options for a shared NTFS partition on an SSD in a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows setup?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. What is the optimal way to mount this NTFS ...
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2answers
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Can't access from ubuntu to windows 8 drives that install along side it

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 but when I want to access Windows drives I see this error massage: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/xalid/3A56A42656A3E0BD: Command-line `mount -t ...
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3answers
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Mount directory for non-admin users on a dual boot setup

I have a dual boot PC (Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome, windows Vista) and admin uses all drives, including the C drive of windows. I would like to allow standard-privileged users to be able to read (not ...
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File systems and Image Properties

The other day I went to print my photograph from USB drive. The image is a JPEG file. I copied it to the USB drive which was formatted in FAT-32 format. I didn't realized this and proceeded with the ...
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Missing files on shared NTFS partition [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to Ubuntu. I have set my laptop up with a dual boot win8/ubuntu 12.04 each with their own partition and a third empty data partition with the intention of working on files between the ...
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1answer
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How to install windows 8 along side of Ubuntu 13.04?

I brought new dell laptop which is pre-installed of 12.04, I upgraded it to 13.04. I need some work which will be only available in windows OS. So I plan to install Windows OS in my laptop as a second ...
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1answer
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Transfering files from Windows 7 to Ubuntu VIA partition

Is it possible to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows by creating a partition? Like a flash drive would work (mounting the partition, copying the files to it, then mounting and copying on the ...
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Unable to access hardisk

Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/prince/000E578A000D65FB: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda4" ...
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Partition Alignment Confusion [duplicate]

I have a new Samsung 840 250GB SSD on the way, and I want to make sure that everything is running optimally after install. I've spent many frustrating hours on the internet trying to understand how I ...
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Windows won't boot after using chown on windows partition

I was following this: Mount NTFS partition at startup, with non-root user as owner to be able to use permissions with my NTFS partitions without having to change owner to "root". I did what the ...
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0answers
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Losing saved file in an NTFS partition after booting into Windows 8 [duplicate]

I saved a file in an NTFS partition shared between Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8. When I booted to Windows 8, the file was gone. I booted back to Ubuntu and the file wasn't there. I repeated the process ...
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2answers
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Cannot mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I can't mount my NTFS partition. Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/mrxfly/xFLyDiskData: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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2answers
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unable to mount windows partition

I can't mount the windows 8 partition. I have shut it down properly. When I try to open up in devices, it gives me the following error: Unable to mount 413 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount ...
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1answer
121 views

Dual Boot Win7 Ubuntu 12.10 use 2nd HDD for all My Docs

My current setup is that I have: 1TB HDD split with Windows OS and Ubuntu OS (with system and Swap of course) 2TB HDD for all my docs What I want to be able to do is whether I am in Windows or Ubuntu ...
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1answer
197 views

access windows file system problem [duplicate]

i'm using ubuntu 12.10 and its a dual boot.till yesterday i'v access windows through ubuntu.but today when i try to access windows through ubuntu it shows error message. here it is, Blockquote ...
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“Different filesystems on the same disk” issue on Community Ubuntu Documentation guide

Reading the Partitioning/Home/Moving guide (about to move my /home to a different partition), I came across this notice: If you're moving from Windows and your new home partition is going to be an ...
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Is accessing Windows files possibly harmful?

I have installed Windows and Ubuntu side by side on my system. I heard that it harmful to the hard disk if we access files ont the Windows partition from Ubuntu. Is this true?
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How can I install Ubuntu in such a way that files are readable by both Ubuntu and Windows?

I am installing Ubuntu alongside Windows, choosing the dual-boot option. I do not want to do a Wubi installation. I want a full fledged installation. I want to share files between Windows and Ubuntu. ...
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1answer
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How to “un-automount” external harddrive?

So I dualboot 12.10 and Win7. Both OSs are on the primary SSD while all commonly used data (documents, movies, music, profiles etc) is on a secondary NTFS-formatted HDD. Since I needed the NTFS ...
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NTFS Corruption: Files created in Linux corrupted when Windows Boots

I'm getting some file loss and corruption on my Win7/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot setup. I have a large shared NTFS partition. I have my Windows Docs/Music/etc. directories on that file and have the ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I'm trying to set up a dual boot Lenovo Ideapad that came with Windows 7. Lenovo uses up 4 partitions out of the box. They are: (unnamed) 14GB LENOVO D: 30GB SYSTEM_DRV 200MB Window7_OS C: 400GB ...
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Should I choose exFat or NTFS for a “shared” partition in a dual-boot system?

I have a new laptop which I am setting up as dual boot Windows/Linux. I would like to access files from both Ubuntu and Windows 7. Should I create a separate NTFS partition?
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/boot partition is NTFS on dual-boot Win7/Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

I recently purchased an Acer Aspire laptop. Windows 7 Home Premium edition was installed on the main drive. I booted to the Ubuntu 12.04 Installation environment and selected the option to Install ...
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Share home directory between Linux and Windows dual boot

This question is somewhat similar to How to use Windows Share has home directory, but in this case Windows is not running. I have installed a dual-boot configuration with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows. My ...
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Files written in Ubuntu disappear in Windows

I have a strange problem with a dual boot laptop, in where I have a ntfs partition. When I write files in the ntfs patitions everything seems fine. even if I restart Ubuntu the files still are there, ...
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recurring ntfs input/output error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you repair an “input/output error” in an NTFS partition? Twice in two weeks, the filesystem table has become corrupted on a ntfs partition. I am able ...
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What is the .Trash Folder on the NTFS partitions?

When using a dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu. I see that there is a folder created with the name .Trash-1000 in the NTFS partitions. Could someone explain to me : What does this folder mean ? For ...
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How to prevent automount of NTFS partitions on startup ?

I have two NTFS partitions, and I don't want to mount them everytime I start Ubuntu. How can I do this ? Is there a tool or a code to use? If so, is it safe to automount? specially when they are ...
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Best practice to keep a NTFS partition constantly mounted?

Hey all, I Dual-boot using a NTFS partition to house shared docs and some program files between Windows and Ubuntu. When this extra media partition isn't mounted automatically at startup it causes ...
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Boot error after upgrading to 11.04 [closed]

I had two systems who worked perfectly: Ubuntu and windows 7. Today I just upgraded Ubuntu to 11.04. Now while booting, after choosing "Ubuntu", there is an error who appears and disappears quickly, ...
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615 views

Windows partition not booting

Using Clonezilla, I cloned a Windows 7 installation from the first partition on one drive to the first partition on a second larger drive and then installed Ubuntu into the second partition (same ...
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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13

I keep a windows partition on my laptop for the occaisional bit of Photoshop work. A while ago I noticed that Windows had disappeared from my grub boot menu and when I try to mount the windows ...
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2answers
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Permanently mounting Windows' NTFS partition, fully enabled

I'm transforming a Windows 7 PC into a dual boot system with Ubuntu 10.10. Following other questions on this site, I've mounted my Windows drive by adding this to fstab UUID=blabla /windows ntfs ...
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How to mount NTFS drive at startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? I'm not even sure if this is the right question, but basically I have a partition with Windows 7 on it (named Acer in my Ubuntu places ...