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I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside the pre-installed Windows 10. Dual boot works fine, but I cannot see or access the files in Windows (nvme0n1p3). What can I do?

sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL loop1 squashfs 174M /snap/spotify/34 nvme0n1 477G
├─nvme0n1p7 ext4 98,8G /home
├─nvme0n1p5 ntfs 1000M WINRE_DRV ├─nvme0n1p3 333,3G
├─nvme0n1p1 vfat 260M /boot/efi SYSTEM_DRV ├─nvme0n1p6 ext4 18,6G /
├─nvme0n1p4 25G
└─nvme0n1p2 16M
loop0 squashfs 91,1M /snap/core/6531

  • Is nvme0n1p3 even mounted? It doesn't appear to be from the above. Try mounting it... sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/nvme0n1p3 /mnt – Steve Mar 14 at 2:39
  • When I try to mount it it says: NTFS signature is missing. Failed to mount '/dev/nvme0n1p3': Invalid argument The device '/dev/nvme0n1p3' doesn't seem to have a valid NTFS. Maybe the wrong device is used? Or the whole disk instead of a partition (e.g. /dev/sda, not /dev/sda1)? Or the other way around? – Zuz Mar 14 at 8:48
  • When I do sudo ntfsfix /dev/nvme0n1p3 it says: Mounting volume... NTFS signature is missing. FAILED Attempting to correct errors... NTFS signature is missing. FAILED Failed to startup volume: Invalid argument NTFS signature is missing. Trying the alternate boot sector Unrecoverable error Volume is corrupt. You should run chkdsk. I did the chkdsk in MSW and no change. – Zuz Mar 14 at 8:52
  • sudo fsck /dev/nvme0n1p3 fsck from util-linux 2.27.1 e2fsck 1.42.13 (17-May-2015) ext2fs_open2: Bad magic number in super-block fsck.ext2: Superblock invalid, trying backup blocks... fsck.ext2: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/nvme0n1p3 The superblock could not be read or does not describe a valid ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystem. If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the superblock is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate superblock: e2fsck -b 8193 <device> ... – Zuz Mar 14 at 8:56
  • ... or e2fsck -b 32768 <device> – Zuz Mar 14 at 8:56

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