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

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Remove RECYCLER directory from virus infected flash drive

Before you advise me on the option of saving my files and formatting the drive using gparted, please understand that I could have done that hours back and that would have taken only a few minutes. ...
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How to use NTFS media drive as mysql data directory in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my NTFS drive (local/logical) as MySQL data directory. Directory: /media/omar/Coding/mysql/data. I have added the following line to /etc/fstab to auto mount the drive. UUID=DriveID ...
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Add space from a NTFS partition to Ubuntu

So, i installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8 on a 15 GB partition i took from another drive . Ubuntu splitted it into 2 partitions of 7,96 GB and 7,04 GB and i realized that it's kind of small so i ...
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error mounting hibernated NTFS drive even when adding “remove_hiberfile” [duplicate]

when ever i try to mount my win 8.1 drive as RW it always comes up with this error The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount ...
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Can't execute files in windows partitions from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows. I can't execute files in my Windows NTFS partitions. It gives the following error: root@ubuntu:/media/rakesh/Data/My Codes/Test# ./a.out bash: ./a.out : ...
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How to wipe clean an NTFS hard drive, with a hibernated Windows

I tried to wipe clean my NTFS Windows hard drive, to complete my transfer to Ubuntu. However, using the ntfs-3g command resulted in: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in ...
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Error mounting any partitions in the hard disc drive [duplicate]

I have two operative systems (Windows8.1 and Ubuntu14.04). In ubuntu when I try to open any partitions in the hard disc drive show me the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Delete the boot partition

Boot configuration is on NTFS partition and I have Ubuntu side-loaded on my computer. I want to delete the NTFS partition completely and format the drive as ext4 file system. But, I assume that ...
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Change the MBR without need to reinstall OS

I have Windows XP installed on my computer and Ubuntu installed alongside Windows. MBR is on the Windows NTFS partition and I now want to delete the NTFS partition and use Ubuntu as my primary OS. Is ...
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USB Hard drive Not displaying Ubuntu

I have a 2TB Verbatim USB 3 hard drive that was working fine one evening and not at all the next day. I cannot view or mount the partitions. Running "lsusb" shows that the hard drive is plugged in but ...
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Windows colon did not open [duplicate]

I used Double os in my laptop , that is windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 . But in ubuntu , the windows colon is not open . I try to open that colon , but some error is display and did not open .. So what ...
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Need help mounting a drive

Hi all I'm sorry if this question has already been asked I've searched over and over but haven't found anything. I'm new to Ubuntu and just downloaded it today because I've been trying to salvage a HD ...
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How can I access my windows 7 drives in Ubuntu?

Hi I just installed Ubuntu over my Windows 7 installation. Now only Ubuntu is installed on my system. But the thing is I want to access my other 3 drives which I have in windows 7 that contains my ...
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Unable to access “DSK1_VOL5"

I want to go DSK_VOL5: but I see this eror Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/ubuntu/DSK1_VOL5: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" ...
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How can I make home's documents, pictures, videos, downloads to point their matching windows folders in a mounted ntfs partition?

I'd like ~/Downloads, ~/Documents etc. to be mapped (or mounted..? or linked..?) to my matching windows folders (my ntfs partitions are auto-mounted at /mnt). In other words, what I want is that each ...
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Recovering files from old xp using DSL, trouble xfering says hdd has no space left when it is fresh format

I'm not 100% this is the right place to ask, apologies if I am in the wrong place. I have an old Win XP tower that I'm supposed to fix from 1999 for my grandpa. He got some nasty viruses on it and we ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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Can't access any of the partition using ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When i click on any partition this message appear Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/neo/Programs: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Cannot access internal HDD error mounting /dev/sdb2 (NTFS signature is missing) [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. My pc cpu AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics × 4 motherboard gigabyte ga-f2a88xm-d3h ram 8GB have two internal HDD primary =128GB secondary 2TB Just after ...
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Error mounting with exit code 1 [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only root can mount /dev/sda5 on /media/bakwas /etc/fstab: static file system information. <file system> <mount ...
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How to start a service living on a Windows partition

I am developing a service on my Windows 7 / Ubuntu 13.04 dual boot machine. My service lives on an NTFS partition. It is written in Java and should work on both platforms. Just to make things clear, ...
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Can use of symlinks be circumvented?

I am trying to download Android source from Git repository. I would require a lot of free space on my home folder to download the whole source and build it. So I decided to download the whole source ...
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chown only for directory ntfs-3g

I just want to move my default mysql (installed by LAMP) directory to NTFS-3G partition, so it was the same I use on Windows. I've already done this with htdocs. There comes my question: I mount -o ...
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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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A free or otherwise defrag program for ubuntu? Can I just put ubuntu NTFS extHDD on windows 7 and successfully use windows defrag?

A free or otherwise defrag program for ubuntu? Can I just put ubuntu NTFS extHDD on windows 7 and successfully use windows defrag? Can I bring it back to ubuntu 13+ and run it w/o problems? I want ...
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Data Recovery - Hard disk formatted from ntfs to ext4 then again to ntfs [duplicate]

I'm all messed up! I formatted my complete ntfs hard disk to ext4. Then again installed win 7 by creating 2 partitions of 50GB and 250 GB. Is it possible to recover data from the 250 GB partition now ...
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Corrupt NTFS partition's MFT – Which tool is right? What tool to fix?

I used Avira Rescue Disk (Ubuntu 12.04) to access a broken NTFS boot partition. Windows 7 fails to mount it: it displays a bluescreen ("UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME") and restarts immediately. With the ...
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Files tranfered from ubuntu to an external NTFS hdd are UNREADABLE in Windows. Why?

Transfered files from Ubuntu-ext4 to NTFS HDD are UNREADABLE in Windows. I have transfered files from ext4 Ubuntu hdd[my notebook] to an external NTFS HDD used in windows[a workstation]. Before i ...
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Why can't I resize NTFS partition?

I'm trying to resize my ntfs partition but can't do it in GParted... tried from HD and from LiveUSB... couldn't find a solution on the web, partition isn't mounted; I'm trying to divide it in two to ...
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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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Cannot recognize/format usb flash

I had a Flash stick with Ubuntu to run as live USB. I didn't need it anymore so I used the Disks utility and I formatted it. Disks sees it now as unallocated space. I want to format it to NTFS but I ...
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Data recovery from erased external HDD NTFS partion

I have erased my 1TB NTFS external HDD using Startup disk Creator accidentally. Is there any possibility I can get back my data.
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Permissions of an automount ntfs partition

Hi there I have an ntfs partition which is mounted automatically on ubuntu's startup. In qBittorrent I have the default download folder is that ntfs partition, but after I mount the partition ...
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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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Every USB hard drive connected to Ubuntu loses partition information

Whenever I connect an external USB hard drive with an NTFS partition to my Ubuntu driven netbook all partitions are lost for Windows machines and listed as RAW. Sequence: ⠀USB hard drive with NTFS ...
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Must I defrag /home in ntsf partition?

I have installed my /home Ubuntu Lts12.04 in an ntfs partition (I need compatibility with some propietary programs in Windows 7 mean while). The question is: Must I defrag that partition ntfs where I ...
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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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error mounting ubunitu on windows partition, windows 7 hibernated [duplicate]

im a new user of ubuntu, im using edubuntu 12.10, i hibernated my windows 7 OS and is crashed, so i want to access the windows partition bt when i try, i get an error saying: Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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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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Ubuntu unable to access hard disk [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. Today suddenly, it is not able to mount the hard disks and gives following error Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/zirael/1CC2EF99C2EF7584: Command-line ...
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After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # ...
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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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No permission to automount external HDD using ntfs-3g

I wanted to modify my mount options for my NTFS external HDD so that I can execute programs on it. I added the following line to my fstab accordingly: UUID=CE665A3F665A290B /media/Josh ntfs-3g ...
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Partition and preserve data

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and have an external HD of 4 tera formated in FAT. There is a lot of data in this HD, much more than the note and take. I would like to create NTFS partitions in the external HD ...
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What's wrong with my HDD? It takes 5 minutes to mount!

Every time I need to mount my hard disk, I need to do this: I type sudo fdisk -l into terminal I wait 5 minutes till it completes "its scan"; I mean till it shows up my HDD I input the mount command ...
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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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How do I reformat HDD to NTFS with Ubuntu on a bootable USB

So I need to install Windows on my Hard Drive and I'm trying to use Ubuntu to reformat the HDD to NTFS. These are the steps I will take: Create a bootable USB with Ubuntu Boot from USB ??? Remove ...
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How to repair bad sectors on ntfs partition [duplicate]

I accidentally unplug the power line of my laptop, which seems cause some bad sectors on my hard drive. The partitions of that hard drive are all in ntfs format, is there a tool or a way to repair it ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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How do I reformat my hard drive to NTFS? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday on my Windows Vista computer. Upon installing Ubuntu, I accidentally deleted everything and I guess I made my HD dedicated only to Ubuntu. I inserted my Recovery ...