Microsoft's file system, used in Windows NT (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.).

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gParted throws an I/O error while creating a NTFS partition

Whenever I try to create a NTFS partition with gParted, I get this error (bolded for ease of sight): GParted 0.18.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize Libparted 2.3 Create Primary ...
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How to recover accidently formatted partitioned hard disk while i was checking centos dvd

My story is a bit different, i was just check a custom allot centos dvd to verify that it was burnt correctly on a dvd, so i booted from the dvd, and it gave me some options to continue into the gui ...
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Rebuild HDD: Repair NTFS and MFT

folks! Newbie here, I hope this is the right area to post a new topic. So, I got an HDD which got corrupted. I will try to be as specific as possible about describing my problem, even if English is ...
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Unable to detect file system [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 beside windows 7 but each one on a partition i can access windows partition but i cannot access 3rd partition ( /dev/sda3 ) ntfs type and gparted say : file system: unknown ...
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Lubuntu allow non-admin to mount drive without admin password

Question 1: I'm the administrator of my Lubuntu system. I only have one "Desktop User" account for all kids. But when ever the Desktop User tries to access or open the "Data"[NTFS partition](Drives ...
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NTFS disk is read-only and I can't change to read & write

I have used Windows 7 for a long time and thought to give Linux (Ubuntu) a try. I have two hard drives, one 120GB, other 1TB. First one is for OS and software, while the 1TB disk is for data and ...
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Sharing Installing Ubuntu with an NTFS data partition

Will I be allowed to install Ubuntu on to a 1.5gig HDD of which half of the drive is dedicated to an NTFS data partition, no OS is installed. Thank you.
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Unabel to open another HDD with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have installed Windows 8.1 next to Ubuntu 14.04, on one HDD. This first HDD working fine, I can access to my windows file etc. But I have another HDD named "Maya" where I have ...
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What causes high CPU usage by mount.ntfs?

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. mount.ntfs use high CPU--40%. I have Intel Core i5-3210M. Why is this happening? lsblk: NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 465.8G ...
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Is there a way I can have half my hard drive partitioned to NTFS?

I am currently running Ubuntu off of one hard drive (I currently only have one in my computer at the moment) tried to install windows via a boot disk. I get to the setup and it asks where to install ...
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Ubuntu Format volume for windows

While trying to wipe a drive with DBan I accidentally started the process on my laptop drive. The process ran for about 2 seconds before I stopped it but not before it caused some damage. I now have ...
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USB flash drive seemingly fubar

I have encountered a problem, that I have never before encountered. I have a Nashua 8GB USB flash drive that I have formatted for different purposes many times. Recently I wanted to format it to NTFS ...
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Firefox can't save download files on ntfs partition

Ntfs partition is configured by NTFS configuration tool. Other browser like chrome have no problem Showing: "The file could not be saved because you do not have the proper permissions. Choose ...
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Unable to access drivers in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Am using Ubuntu 14.04 and win 8 . Whene ever i tried to access my drivers( D, E, F etc ) am getting an error message like this....! Unable to access “84 GB Volume” Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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HELP ME , how to mount this partiotion [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/itsaj3/D25CDAD95CDAB785: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" ...
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NTFS config and startup mounting

I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. And then I have installed ntfs config. But at that time my external storage(HDD) was connected with my laptop. Then I have restarted my laptop but that ...
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I want to do partition on ubuntu?

I have a 1 TB hardisk which is lmv2 and I want to make two partitions of it. one to normally store stuff. and one ntfs where i can store windows BUT I get error when i use gpart and this is what it ...
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NTFS drive mount

I have both windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. I was not able to mount my drives in ubuntu but after disabling fast startup in windows it worked perfectly fine. I recently installed ...
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Terminal method of formatting storage drive

I want to know how to format a storage drive from the terminal. Helpful things to provide in the answer would be often used options for commands and base knowledge that one can use to extrapolate ...
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Mount Error on opening

I haven't used ubuntu for long time so I forgot most of command and how to fix issues. I have Dual boot , Windows 8 and ubuntu latest version I use ubuntu for my work and Windows for gaming and other ...
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RE : Installing Ubuntu on a NTFS Flash Drive

I wanted to create a bootable Windows and Ubuntu on my flash drive. Due to FAT32 constraint on Windows, I formatted my flash drive to NTFS. But after i installed Ubuntu into the flash drive and boots ...
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1 SSD windows, 1 SSD ext4, 1 NTFS Data mutual Drive?

I am trying to use a mutual Data hard drive (NTFS) to run my files between both windows and linux. I am new to linux and having trouble with identifying the 3rd HD, which is NTFS. On the sidebar, ...
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Unable to Access my Hard Disks

I'm new to Ubuntu and still figuring out the whole OS. Tried accessing my hard drives and this is what keeps showing up! Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/hellzvenom/WORKDESK: Command-line `mount ...
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How can I make a link that NTFS supports?

When I make a link so that someone can access a file over the network directly, and then copy it across, I get the following error: There was an error copying the file into ...
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Is it possible to mount a 4TB NTFS HDD?

I am new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu for the first time (14.04). I repartitioned my 160GB SDD to give 100GB to windows and 50GB to ubuntu. 1) I don't know if I even need a 6GB swap ...
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Install Ubuntu on SSD and Keep Personal files on NTFS drive

I currently have Windows 7 installed on an SSD and just got another SSD which I want to install Ubuntu on. My current setup with Windows 7 is that I have all of my games and apps installed on the SSD, ...
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I need help recoverying an NTFS drive

I and running a live USB of Ubuntu 14.04 trying to repair and restore my Windows boot partition and/or trying to load the file system from the image I created with ddrescue. I am getting an input ...
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Why does USB formatted NTFS in Ubuntu work on Windows 7/8 but not XP?

I formatted my USB drive in Ubuntu's disk utility. When I plug that USB into my PC which has Windows XP on it, it shows the drive as corrupted. That same USB works on Windows 7 and 8, just not with ...
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ntfs mount problem + ntfsfix problem

I install ubuntu and now my windows can't boot and ubuntu too! ubuntu error message is same to this! and windows error is "A disk read error occurred" I cant install windows but windows 7 ...
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How do I install ntfs-3g (ntfsprogs) manually on Ubuntu?

Recently I wanted to fix one of my SATA Hard Disks that had a damaged NTFS file system. For this, I referred to this question: Ubuntu 13.04 is unable to mount a disk drive from ex-windows system in ...
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How to mount a drive when in xmonad using terminal?

So, I've been itroduced to XMONAD by now, and he tiling window manager seems classic. I'm stuck when I have to access a file from another drive (It's a NTFS drive), so I found the way to list the ...
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Unable to mount My Passport 1TB hardisk in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I attach my harddisk, it gives the following message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/gunnar/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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I cant acces to an external hard drive (it has windows 8) trough my usb cable

i know this problems solves by restarting with windows 8 in an normal mode, but i dont have anymore any windows 8, im trying to rescue the files that i had in a laptop that it motherboard burned out, ...
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Problem when booting Ubuntu - Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

When starting Ubuntu I get an error message that says: An error occurred while mounting /windows. Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. Searching the internet I saw that I should open ...
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Unable to mount and boot windows 7 [closed]

I have Windows 7 and Linux Mint 16, and get this error when attempting to mount my Windows partition: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/bugsy/Windows: Command-line mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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hard drive problem [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda5': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is hibernated. Please resume and ...
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Does using ubuntu bootable usb leave trace/scope for recovery software?

I am currently using windows 8 on my laptop in order to remove personal information from laptop. I used usb bootable drive of ubuntu to cut/copy paste my data to external hdd. By adopting this will it ...
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Slow copy/move transfer rate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am experiencing extremely slow transfer (copy/move) rates between my Ubuntu drive (SSD) and an NTFS 7200rpm HDD (SATAII) that I use as storage. By slow I mean around ...
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exFAT vs NTFS. Is exFAT stable enough in 14.04?

Is exFAT stable enough in Ubuntu 14.04? I have an external usb hard drive that I need to access from Windows and Ubuntu. Should I use exFAT or NTFS? If I only were using Windows PCs, I would go for ...
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If linux can support NTFS file system then why cannot it be installed on same?

After learning basics of installation and types of file system, I found that Linux(Ubuntu) can open,create and delete file on an NTFS file system, where as windows can't even see ext series! so my ...
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problem in accessing NTFS drive: “The disk contains an unclean file system”

When i try to access the drive , following problem occurs- Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ankur/D0484A98484A7CEA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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can ubuntu work with ntfs file system partitions?? i mean could it read and write its contents or not?

i am thinking of switching to ubuntu,,, here are some things that i am concerned about: does ubuntu supports the usage(read/write) of previous data (from windows formatted NTFS drives) or i have to ...
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Formatting for Windows 8 Dual Boot - Drive Not Found

I have a ubuntu PC that I'm trying to install Windows 8 on as a dual boot. I used gparted to shrink the existing partition and create a new one formatted as ntfs, but when I tried to install windows ...
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Need advice on size of Root Partition for latest Ubuntu or Ubuntu clone distro? [duplicate]

I have two Hard Drives a Samsung 750Gigs and a Western Digital Green 2 TB. My current partition scheme consists of only 3 NTFS partitions: 750: C: 75 Gigs Windows 7 Home Premium D: 675 Gigs ...
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Installing Ubuntu and accessing NTFS drive

I have two drives (C: , D:) and both are formatted with NTFS. I have installed Windows 8.1 on the C drive and stored important files on D:. I want to install Ubuntu along side of Windows 8.1 by ...
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Need help recovering data from hard disk formatted by Ubuntu, [duplicate]

I am a beginner with Ubuntu. I have tried installing Ubuntu yesterday in C drive. However it took over the complete hard disk space. I dont see my data. After doing lot of research on internet got to ...
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replaced win8 with ubuntu, unable to read from my second hdd

so I've replaced windows 8 with ubuntu and GParted can't read the file system type of what are former windows8 ntfs partitions. It can't be mounted, only formatted. What can I do to retrieve my data? ...
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How to set up password check on unmounting NTFS partitions?

I have dual boot PC laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My PC has two hard drivers: /dev/sda - that is SSD drive containing Windows C: NTFS partition and Ubuntu / and swap filesystems. /dev/sdb ...
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Unable to mount a partition of external 3TB hard drive..GPT warning

My external HDD has five partitions and I am able to mount 4 partitions except one (labeled office) which is of 1TB and has all my backups. I am providing more information below fdisk -l Disk ...
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Is there a way to use an NTFS drive that contains my games and is also external to my installation of steam installed viawinetricks?

I am new to using this site, but not really that new to ubuntu. I decided to do my best to get the things I love to work on linux. I do understand that there are some pretty good games on steam that ...