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I found the solution to my problem. At address How to fix ‘$MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 0)’ I followed the instruction : sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdk1 which gave me the following result : Attempting to correct errors... Processing $MFT and $MFTMirr... Reading $MFT... OK Reading $MFTMirr... OK Comparing $MFTMirr to $MFT... FAILED Correcting differences ...


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Test this: Boot your pc from the HD. Extract the usb drive. Open a terminal. CtrlAltT. Run it: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install reinstall grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub-common grub-install /dev/sda grub-install --recheck /dev/sda update-grub reboot This procedure is for non-UEFI bios. For UEFI procedure is: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install ...


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All Windows 8 and above computers come with UEFI UEFI is the new thing that replaced BIOS in these computer. UEFI can be set to Legacy (BIOS) mode, but then Windows 8 and above won't boot. To dual-boot the computer with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, you have to keep the UEFI in its native mode. 32-bit Ubuntu is not compatible with UEFI. To dual-boot a computer ...


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USB 3.0 disks have been compatible with Linux for quite some time now (some years, at least). Ubuntu 14.10 is using Linux kernel version 3.16, which is higher than 2.6. You can confirm this by opening a terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T) and running: $ uname -r 3.13.0-43-generic (I'm on 14.04, which is currently on the 3.13 kernel version.)


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Even if you do decide to follow these instructions, I suggest you read the LiveUsbPendrivePersistent wiki page. Reading Wiki pages is a great way to learn and you'll know more about what you're doing - rather than just following steps blindly. Normally, I'd suggest that you use the Startup Disk Creator in Ubuntu to do this - it has a really simple option: ...


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Maybe there's some way to fix it, but if you can't fix it and your computer is a desktop computer, get a 4-port PCI Express USB expansion card. I don't think you can get one of these cards anymore in a brick and mortar store, because these cards were mostly available back when motherboards without built-in USB ports were still being manufactured, but you can ...



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