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

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How do I mount my NTFS hard drive partition?

My computer's internal hard drive has an intermediate partition called 'Storage' which can be accessed from either Windows or Ubuntu. It is an NTFS partition but when I try to mount it in Ubuntu as ...
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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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Fix corrupt NTFS partition without Windows

MY NTFS Partition has gotten corrupt somehow (it's a relic from the days when I had Windows installed). I'm putting the debug output of fdisk and blkid here. At the same time, any OS is unable to ...
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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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Mount Problem Error [duplicate]

I am unable to load windows 8.1 it gives me this message "Disk read error occurred" and refresh not working so trying to recover my files through Ubuntu 14.04. I try to access the hard drive,but get ...
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How to protect essential Windows files on NTFS partition from edit/deletion in Ubuntu?

So I made a mistake yesterday, accidentally deleting essential Windows files when working in Ubuntu (namely NTUSER.DAT). Just quickly my system set-up: I have Windows 7 (NTFS partition) and Ubuntu ...
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Restrict acces to my home folder from another standard user account

I have made a new user on my machine to be used by my family. But when i loged in in the family account which is not an administrative account,i could acces my home folder(which is an administrative ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow on Thinkpad X200 Ext4 and NTFS

I have a Thinkpad X200 that seems to load programs slowly, but operates fine once each application is up. The operating system is Ubuntu 14.04 (on a dual boot from Windows 7), and I've partitioned ...
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Can't mount Windows drive to view files [duplicate]

I have two hard drives. On the one hard drive Windows 7 & 8 is installed, on the other Ubuntu. When I try to mount the drive, I get this message.
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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 do I recover NTFS partition table ? [duplicate]

I have a hard disk formatted to NTFS partition type. I accidentaly wrote a ufs image (1 GB onto it). It has lots of important data . Can I recover the partition table and the data ? If yes, then how ...
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The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/shamim/52EA959BEA957C43: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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ntfs partition missing when I installed ubuntu mate 14.4 [duplicate]

I had a Windows 8.1 installed on C partition of my laptop. I had 2 partitions, C and D. Recently I installed Ubuntu Mate 14.04. but I don't know how to find my files on D partition. Should I mount or ...
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Can't mount USB stick

I have formatted USB stick and now I can't mount it. Command sudo fdisk -l outputs this (shortened to only show info about sdc and sdc1): Disk /dev/sdc: 8075 MB, 8075120640 bytes 64 heads, 32 ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition even though fast boot and hibernation is disabled in Windows

I have a really frustrating problem. It seems that even though I have hibernation and fast boot disabled in Windows, Ubuntu is still unable to mount my windows partition because it thinks Windows is ...
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Recover file name from old NTFS partition

I have an old NTFS partition from Windows XP (system partition) where I once stored a certain file. I know about where its stored and furthermore guess the file ending. Plus, I don't need the content ...
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ntfs drive shows in file manager but need to mount it before i can access it [duplicate]

i have changed from Windows 7 to Ubuntu...deleted windows boot-loader & installed Ubuntu on Windows C drive. The other partitions on laptop do not mount automatically but the external hard drive ...
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Convert external hard drive RAW to NTFS partition [duplicate]

I have hard drive (in RAW format) having corrupted windows in it. I want to convert my hard drive from RAW to NTFS. I tried EaseUS and other recovery software in Windows system (by removing corrupted ...
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Undelete: Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I need to restore some files deleted from pratition. ben@ben-V5-171:~$ sudo ntfsundelete /dev/sdb1 Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already ...
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Automatic NTFS Partition Mount on Startup

I have been looking through other answers on this site but I can't seem to get automatic mount of a partition quite right. I want the partition to automount on startup, and the partition is NTFS ...
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can't mount ntfs flash drive to embedded device

mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/usb failed: Invalid argument while attaching NTFS usb Drive to embedded device which is linux based. it is an POS device which we used for Swiping the ATM Card
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Error while opening a different partition in ubuntu [duplicate]

I had done a dual boot by installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 in a NTFS partition. I made another separate NTFS partition for accessing files in both Ubuntu and Windows. Initially it worked normal ...
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unable to access/Mount 'drive'

Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdb3: Command-line `mount "/mnt/usb-ST2000DM_001-1CH164_29D140815A000E8-0:0-part3"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: you must specify the ...
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Performance difference NTFS Linux and NTFS Windows

I need to format a disk to install Windows 8 on it (single boot). I cannot do it from Windows (I have only Ubuntu for now). So my questions are: Will the disk formatted to NTFS with Ubuntu be slower ...
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Are there any performance loss and lifespan risk for using NTFS on Linux? [duplicate]

I often use a virtual machine to do something, but virtual hard disks are large and the SSD on my laptop is small. So I bought a 1TB HDD mobile hard drive to store most of my data. By default it is ...
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Seagate HDD Error: Unable to mount and see the data inside it

While mounting my HDD on Ubuntu, it suddenly shows the following error: Unable to mount Seagate Backup Plus Drive- "DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already ...
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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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Problem mounting raid 0 NTFS drives in Ubuntu server 14.04

I have 2 disks, sda and sdc with the following gdisk output: $ sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.8 Partition table scan: MBR: protective BSD: not present APM: not present ...
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Recover formatted

Scenario: I have got an hard disk partially reformatted by mistake using the recovery windows vista reinstall cd. I would like to recover data. Its a 2,5" 110gigabites windows vista ntfs hard disk. ...
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xfce4-terminal Color Settings for 'ls' in NTFS Partition Mounted by fstab

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I have an NTFS data partition that mounts at startup via fstab. How could I adjust the color settings for xfce4-terminal beyond the GUI options? For example how could I set ...
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Shifting from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

First of all I know that there are many questions like this, same topic, but I have some confusions, I will explain them in details my computer ...
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Why does Ubuntu refuse to execute files from an NTFS partition?

I mount an NTFS partition (where I've got some Linux binaries and scripts alongside with Win32 and data files) with the following fstab line: /dev/sda5 /mnt/dat ntfs-3g ...
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what free percentage is good for a partition to maintain? [closed]

The use% of most my partitions (including /,/home, and two ntfs partitions shared between Windows and Ubuntu) are more than 90%. Now I plan to replace my hard drive with a bigger one, and install a ...
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Ubuntu can't mount my NTFS external hard drive with Windows installed on it [duplicate]

I have an external hard drive with Windows 8 installed on it. Ubuntu cannot mount this drive. Failed to mount '/dev/sdb5': Operation not permittedThe NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please ...
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Unalbe to access windows 8.1 partitions in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Unable to access Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/prabhjeet/Important: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda7" ...
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How to restrict users from deleting folders from cifs mounted share which is NTFS partition on Zentyal 2.2.2

How to restrict users from deleting folders from a cifs mounted share using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for mounting a cifs volume which is an NTFS partition on Zentyal 2.2.2. Mounting command given in ...
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How to hide a(n) (NTFS) partition from ubuntu

I need to hide an NTFS partition from listing in the nautilus. How can I achieve that? Is there any tool to do that? And how can I hide files in ubuntu (except . operator)
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Problem to acces shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 from Yosemite

I have a problem to acces my shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 from a Yosemite machine. I get "The operation can’t be completed because the original item for “” can’t be found." so, i went through all ...
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Link to NTFS partition broken after reboot [duplicate]

I've created a link to a folder located on a NTFS partition, in the same HDD where Ubuntu is installed. After rebooting, the link says it's broken (the link shows a lock icon to the lower right and ...
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Executing C programs from HDD or PenDrive [duplicate]

So lately I've been in C programming. On trial and Error and Basis I tried Compiling(GCC) and Executing(./a.out) from my Windows' partition and Pen-drive i.e. precisely I tried executing on NTFS and ...
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Full internal harddrive converted to ext4 file system, how to install Windows back again? [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 installed on my laptop, with hard drive partitioned. I installed Ubuntu formatting the drive as it didn't detect I had Windows 7 too already. It installed correctly, but now when I'm ...
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Problem in partition mounting NTFS [duplicate]

where i click in open storage hd Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/.../HD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdc1" ...
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Using NTFS file system in Ubuntu, does it harm hard disk?

I have created NTFS file partition drive with some space leftin Ubuntu, does using NTFS format drive ok to use or should I convert it to ext4? Are there any disadvantages of using NTFS file system in ...
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Is possible to make virtual host in a NTFS partition?

I am using Ubuntu and Windows. When I use Windows, i can't access my file in var/www of my Linux partition. So I try to make virtual host and DirectoryRoot in my NTFS partition. I will combine WAMP ...
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I can't acess my windows drive from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/hduser/D036F56236F54A4C: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1002,gid=1002,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda2" ...
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a problem with the hard drive has been detected [closed]

hey i really need some help .this is what happened my laptop fell(it was running windows 7) and the computer stopped working normally.i decided to connect it to my desktop(which already contained a ...
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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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Unable to access Windows partitions [duplicate]

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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Unable to mount NTFS hard drive partition “The disk contains an unclean file system”

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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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 ...