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

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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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Can't copy to external harddrive because of error: “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

I have an external USB HD that I want to backup my music to. When I try using rsync or cp, most files copy, but some don't because of this error: invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character ...
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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

I have 2 separate external hard disks, and connect them to a USB port at different times. I would like them to be automatically mounted as read/write. In fact, I can write new files to them, but ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable ...
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I got the error “resource is busy” while trying to mount my hard drive

While trying to mount my hard drive to copy all the necessary data from my broken drive to this one, I got an error saying: # mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/dominik/ fuse: mount failed: Device or ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" ...
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at ...
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copy a file from PC to thumb drive

I have a question about the Ubuntu file system. copy a file from PC to thumb drive. when file copy process is done(File Operations frame is off) , I unplug the thumb drive. and I found the file is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cannot open NTFS windows partition

I'm using dual boot win 10 and ubuntu 14.04, after few times using win 10 I want to acces my files from ubuntu. But when I want to mount the partition this error message appear. I had completely ...
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Can I use Linux to fix my computer? [closed]

About a week ago I attempted to start up my Windows 8.1 computer and it wouldn't boot. After attempting to fix Windows with several tools, I was told to use a live OS like Knoppix to backup my files ...
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How do you repair an “input/output error” in an NTFS partition?

I replaced a buggy Windows Vista installation with Ubuntu. All works fine except that the main HD where I had all my files are now inaccessible. Here is the error message I get: Error mounting: ...
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Error mounting a drive

Hi. I have an ssd and an hdd drive on my computer. I installed Ubuntu on SSD. When i try to mount the hdd i get the error from the image attached. Tyed several terminal lines i found around here ...
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Cannot remove hiberfile on ntfs partition

I've been looking at questions like Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation and How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? and they all say "Boot into windows" which I am unable ...
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How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition?

I have a script that I need to execute on an NTFS partition. The script's permission is set to 600. I attempted to modify the permissions by running chmod 755 script.sh, which doesn't report a ...
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mount ntfs partition without booting into windows [duplicate]

I want to mount my hard drive NTFS partition with read & write permission. But i am getting this error. The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused ...
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Tablet BIOS (UEFI) won't accept boot from USB

I have a x64 tablet running win 8.1. I am trying to install different Linux distro's. Unfortunately I am having trouble booting up from live usb. I got all set up in bios, turned off secure boot, ...
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How should I do to resize a partition taking free space from ntfs partition?

I've the following partition scheme (I know this may cause vomit, nausea, etc. but we can discuss this in another question) I must increase the size of the "/" partition (highlighted in the picture ...
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Create Compressed Directory

How to create a compressed directory in Ubuntu? Is that possible? I do not want to create an archive file (zip, tar, etc) but rather I want something like compressed directory in an NTFS (Windows) ...
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I cant have access on windows file [duplicate]

It shows me this error: Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/berserk/Windows: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda4" "/media/berserk/Windows"' ...
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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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NTFS as a Native drive

Good Morning, I've been using Linux for a while and now I just installed it on my backup home server on dual boot with windows. The server has 4 drives, all backed up on crashplan. The problem is, ...
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How can i share a partition (without win locking it on hibernite)

I know ubuntu can mount my win(ntfs) drives. My problem is that i always Hibernate my win (& linux), and windows locks all NTFS drives when i hibernate it. And I know i can mount locked win drives ...
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External HDD no longer working on 16.04 (Seagate)

I have a 2TB seagate HDD on USB 3 that I used for backups on 15.10. When plugging it in to 16.04 I now get this message below. Does anyone know how I can get it working again? I have literally ...
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Changing file system back to ntfs

before installing Ubuntu I partitioned one of my drives and then installed it on one of the partitions which I agreed to change to ext4. But now the whole drive seems to be in ext4 so I can't read it ...
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Rhythmbox does not add mp3 files from NTFS partition

ubuntu 16.04 x64 I installed ubuntu-restricted-extras. Rhythmbox plays the file if it is picked from ext4 partition.
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Extend home without unallocated space. With swap or ntfs [duplicate]

I've just installed (some months ago) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus laptop. I followed a specific guide on partitions and thought everything was ok. But, beeing pretty new at this I probably made some ...
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Mounting NTFS Drive to Ubuntu Server VM without losing data

I have a Plex Server running on an Ubuntu VM with KVM as Hypervisor. Until now I had my Plex Server running on my Windows Desktop PC. Now i want to mount the NTFS Drive to the Ubuntu Vm so my Plex ...
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Different file system types in fdisk; no HPFS/NTFS

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to format a USB drive to load a Windows ISO on. Every tutorial has you install ntfs-3g so that you can format to NTFS using fdisk, hex code 7. But when I go to ...
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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Set virtual host for ubuntu on NTFS partition

I have just installed ubuntu on my laptop and getting used to it. I have a local wamp server running on a windows partition on the same laptop. I want to use the same root directory for my ubuntu ...
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How to get permissions to execute programs from NTFS hard drive?

I have this problem: I'm used to compile and run .c files with CodeBlocks. If I do that from my Desktop (ext4 partition) it works without problems, but doing this from my secondary hard drive (NTFS ...
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Does Ubuntu damage USB drives?

Whenever I unmount a USB drive with Nautilus and plug it to a Windows machine, I receive a warning that the drive needs to be repaired. (the same message like in this screenshot) For 10+ years ...
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Tried formatting USB to NTFS and now I can no longer mount it or format it

I recently formatted my USB drive to NTFS using the command terminal however since then I am unable to mount the USB to my pc and when I try to reformat the USB it says that the permissions are set to ...
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Can't Mount NTFS drive “The disk contains an unclean file system” [duplicate]

am getting an error when i try to access my NTFS drive from ubuntu. Unable to access “My Drivd” Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/ububtu/Media Center: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to fix ntfs-3g.usermap “You have defined no user” failure?

Well, AskUbuntu insist this title is "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed", I really don't see what is subjective here - all I want is ntfs-3g.usermap to succeed. ...
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Backups on nas box with previous Windows installation

I've had a nas in my home for nearly 15 years now, build from hand me down components from my main computer and upgraded where ever. For a long time it was running Windows XP and Cobian Backup. But ...
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still having problems mounting ntfs hard drive with win 10 installed [closed]

I have tried all the suggested things I can find but still getting "can't mount drive ... unstable..." type messages. I Have disabled fast boot run chkdisk but still having the problem. Config is HDD ...
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I have problem in mounting hard drives. My system is dual booted along side windows

The error I get while I try to access other drives is as in the below image:
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Unable to mount NTFS partition (no hibernation)

I have Windows and Linux installed on SSD, and then, I have second HDD with data. There is no Windows installation on it, just NTFS partition with data (and second partition Lenovo Recovery, but ...
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fsck can't find fsck.ntfs

On several machines that I've upgraded from Natty to Oneiric, I get an error every boot (one for every NTFS partition): Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /windows/c. Press ...
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How to mount the ntfs disk properly in fstab file? [duplicate]

sda7 is ntfs system and it was formatted on win7. In my ubuntu blkid /dev/sda7: UUID="8EA2D1A3A2D19057" TYPE="ntfs" PARTUUID="3b2662b1-07" cat /etc/fstab # /var/www/html was on /dev/sda7 during ...
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Cannot mount external hard disk, MFT records error

I am trying to mount a Western Digital "My Book" drive, which I used to share between Linux and Windows. It is formatted in NTFS. When I connect it on Windows, I get the message that the disk is ...
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How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? [duplicate]

I have a Windows HDD attached to an external docking bay on my Ubuntu System, but the HDD brings up an error message: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused ...
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how to edit ntfs-config settings with command line

I am making install script for my home PC. The script must install and set up all that i need. One of those things is the ntfs-config settings so i can set the storage ntfs partition to automount at ...
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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 it shows me the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Cant find the correct filesystem to recover ubuntu bootloader

I have windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 as dualboot on my laptop. I deleted bootloader by mistake from disk management. and i am on the grub rescue. When i tried ls command i get this: (hd0) ...
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Why is errors=remount-ro not working with hibernated Windows partitions?

I have a Windows 10 (ntfs) partition on my Xubuntu 14.04 laptop. I wanted to mount it automatically at startup, readonly if necessary since most of the time there is hibernation information on it. So ...
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Why parted and fdisk can't see my partition?

My PC have an HDD from my previous Windows installation. I am moving data from this drive to another, so i can use it for Ubuntu installation. root@hon-pc-01:~# df -h | grep sdb /dev/sdb1 928G ...