I dual boot Windows 10 on my laptop. Today I noticed that I can't create files on the other partitions of the disk. Everything is fine on the Ubuntu partition. Running fsck on that partition returned

fsck from util-linux 2.28.2

and nothing more.

I don't know if this has anything to do with the recent Windows update. Everything seems to be fine a few days ago.

  • Are "the other partitions" Windows/Ntfs partitions, or ext3/4 ?
    – Soren A
    Jan 31, 2017 at 8:52
  • @SorenA Windows partitions
    – leafpile
    Jan 31, 2017 at 8:54

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I just discovered that in Windows 10 the Fast Startup option is turned on again. Switching it off fixed the problem!

  • Some Windows updates do that.
    – user589808
    Jan 31, 2017 at 14:40

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