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

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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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Slow write speeds to ntfs

When writing to my ntfs partition I am getting very low speeds( When reading however I'm getting my maximum speeds): 589824 3% 60.20kB/s 0:04:06 This example is using rsync --progress ...
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Ubuntu doesn't “see” external USB Hard Disk

It's NTFS. It's USB2. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. It works perfectly fine on Windows (which excludes cable and hardware problems). I have two Ubuntu computers and it's not detected on either. It's about ...
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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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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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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 Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
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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 ...
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Something went wrong with my external HD (Ubuntu can't mount it)

Here is my output from the fdisk command: sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = ...
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Mount exited with exit code 13

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I recently formatted to NTFS. It was mounting on my Ubuntu 11.10 fine until just now. I didn't make any changes to affect my OS or my exhdd. The error that I get ...
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hard drive partations mount problem

When I tried to access my partition then I found the following message: Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/pc/16564B1C564AFBCD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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NTFS Partion still gets reset in Win8 after having changes done in Ubuntu

I already turned off the "Safe Boot" and "Fast startup" (described here). Still. I returned after several month of not using windows at all and my whole NTFS partion was completly reset to the status ...
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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

i would have thought mine was such a common question that there would be a simple solution already built in to xubuntu - but there isnt. i have 2 separate external hard disks and connect them to a ...
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How mount NTFS - External Hard Drive at startup with execute permission

I want to change steam library to my NTFS - External Hard Drive but it shows New steam library folder must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permission So how mount my NTFS - External ...
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Unable to share NTFS drive

I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem - I have previously asked it elsewhere but been given conflicting responses. I have a primary 120GB SSD with Ubuntu 14.04 and a Win 7 VM installed. I ...
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Unable to access Windows partitions

dear all her is the message please help me to solve this problem I read about some Similar problem Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/momen/Partition 2: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Why does “sync” for a ntfs usb stick take forever?

I have a large USB stick that I formatted (under windows 7) to ntfs. ( fat32 does not support files > 4 GB; and exfat does not allow me to create linux links on the file system) Copying forth and ...
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NTFS file system never clean in Disk Utility, while ext4 and fat are, Ubuntu 12.04

I have the LG 47LN5708 TV which supports only the FAT and NTFS file systems. I want to playback a movie file of 4.7 GB using the USB port of the TV, so I can't use the FAT file system, since it 'only' ...
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Unable to mount WD My Book on 14.04

I broke my UBU system few days ago and accidentally formatted the drive with valuable data on. We have been able to recover the data on MacBook and transfer them to My Book. But anything I tried ...
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Issues with sound when running program as different user than login-user

I aliased google-chrome and whitelisted myself in sudoers so now when I type sudo chrome it runs sudo -u chromeuser -i google-chrome &. (For reasons outlined below) Since all other users besides ...
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How to change file permission from Ubuntu wubi install

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have a WUBI installation within Windows 7. The issue I am having is that I can't seem to modify Windows files from Ubuntu. I can access and see all the files and ...
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Where to find command in ubuntu 14.04 to mount the ntfs partition when clicked on the icon?

My question seems to be related to auto mount partition when login, but it is more of learning about the inner command used by ubuntu OS for mounting the drive when the icon is clicked. So, my ...
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Clarification on sharing NTFS and installing GRUB2 with Windows 8.1

I have a small amount of experience with installing Ubuntu (i.e. dual-booting on a Macbook and replacing Vista on an old HDD), but I am now planning on dual-booting my Asus laptop (currently running ...
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Accessing OneDrive files on a ntfs partition from Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot on my computer, Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. It works great. There is one thing that puzzles me though. I mounted NTFS partition so I can see it in "Files" app and work with it normaly ...
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Connecting to NTFS external on RaspBMC

I can't access my RaspBMC's external drive. I did install Samba, which got me as far as actually seeing both the Pi and the Devices folders on the network. But when I try to access either, it fails, ...
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How to recover data from a drive that was erased during the Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

Yesterday I had two NTFS partitions on my drive. One on which Windows 7 was installed (C Drive) and the other contained my data (D Drive). During Ubuntu installation I choose to install Ubuntu and ...
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Is it okay to use a ntfs partition for data to be accessed by windows 7 and ubuntu? [duplicate]

Constantly, I use windows and ubuntu and need to access files on both systems. It sucks to be copying files back and forth and sometimes I forget some file and I have to restart several times. To ...
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Can't empty trash after external drive was unplugged

I've taken an USB hard drive of my teacher and now I've returned it him back. It was NTFS and I deleted some files there. Now my Trash icon is still full, while the trash is empty. How to make the ...
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Make NTFS automount even more “auto”

I have dual boot Ubuntu/Windows. I have one relatively small NTFS partition for Win, one ext4 for Ubuntu and one big NTFS for data that's shared between the systems. I like that the NTFS partitions ...
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Transfer files (video, docs, programs…) from NTFS to Ext3

I'm about to install on my primary PC (tower PC) KUbuntu. For the moment I have Win7 installed. On this one I have 6 HDD : 1X SSD (for the system), 2X HDD of 3TB, 2X HDD of 500GB and 1X HDD of 1TB. ...
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Windows can't access linux made folders in external hdd

I have an external hdd with 3 partitions - 2 ntfs and 1 fat32 file systems. In linux I made folder in one of ntfs partitions, downloaded some stuff, and wanted to access through Win7; but windows ...
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Setup NFS on a folder that has symlinks to other drives/partition

I build a new Ubuntu Home Server, Previously I used Samba but research indicates NFS is faster. [This replaces my old arch machine] Here is the scenario: I Have 4-5 HDD attached and mounted on ...
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Error while resizing partition before installation of Ubuntu. How can I get my data back?

It was a ~22 GBytes first windows partition (with loader). I wanted to split it on 2: 13 GB and 9 GB. In the middle of process was an error with something similar to "unable to write data on media (on ...
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ntfs error after installing ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HD, where windows7 is my old OS..I have set up a 50gb partition for installing Ubuntu. The partition is NTFS format. After installation Ubuntu is starting well, but ...
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Can't open any of my drives/devices(not USB drive) [duplicate]

I can't open any of my computer drives (:c/,:d/.....) Every time i tried to open the drives, the following notice appeared: (i'm new in Ask Ubuntu,so,i can't upload the snapshot,i need 10 reputations ...
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Will Ubuntu Live CD move MFT to resize NTFS volumes?

I have a feeling some will consider this a duplicate, but please hear me out. I've been reading tons of questions and threads around this but have never really found an answer for this specifically. ...
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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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I can't access specific data from my HDD [duplicate]

re-edit 12/6/2014 I did what was proposed and now I can mount again the HDD. But there is a specific folder that has most of the data and this is why I set the question in the first place.The disk ...
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Can't automatically mount ext4 partitions under Ubuntu 14.04 (but can mount NTFS ones)

So I just got alongside my Windows 8.1 a cool Ubuntu 14.04 and quite happy with it (my default OS now). I just have a problem: the fact that I can't mount ext4 partitions at boot is quite annoying. I ...
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How can an application installed via wine be enabled to access NTFS partitions automatically and quickly?

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have found the solution that comes closest to my above-mentioned problem in the admirable answers to the question "Why can an application installed using Wine not access ...
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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 to use badblocks to scan a certain /dev/sdX to deal with bad sectors

I need to do partitioning to an NTFS drive that gparted said it has bad sectors. (I made a question here) Anyways I followed its advice of using chkdsk on windows and restarted it twice but gparted ...
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Picasa(installed using Wine) unable to access some NTFS partitions again in Ubuntu 14.04?

Recently I installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine. After performing a Wine configuration I was able to access all the images in the NTFS partitions on my hard disk. I performed Wine ...
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Why can an application installed using Wine not access NTFS partitions?

Ubuntu was installed alongside Windows 7 on my system. After some days, I deleted and formatted the Windows partition and didn't format the other NTFS partitions. Before that, I installed Wine on my ...
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How to recover data from NTFS partition that was made into a Swap partition?

I have extremely important stuff on my windows partition which during the ubuntu 10.10 installation,when it said that I should create something called swap space, I selected it to be a swap space ...
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NTFS partitions hidden under EXT4 file system / partition…want to recover files from NTFS

I am new to ubuntu, but very impressed with the system. so one day i tried installing ubuntu 10.10 along with windows in dual boot first place it didnt get installed properly and during second attempt ...
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How do I recover my accidentally lost Windows partitions after installing Ubuntu?

I have a Toshiba satellite A-200 laptop with a Vista OS on it with 4 NTFS partitions (C:) Vista (D:) Entertainment (E:) Work (F:) Sources and I wanted to start using Ubuntu instead. So I tried ...
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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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NTFS Signature is missing

So I got a new secondary hard drive caddy and formatted it to NTFS. I forgot to partition the drive after formatting, I rebooted and now I can't access the drive that has around 400gb of data because ...
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Not seeing some directories in windows partition

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7 in a Lenovo G480 laptop. I'm having the following issue: I can't see (literally) a couple of directories which are in the Win partition. To be ...