1
vote
2answers
37 views

drive visibility on ubuntu that has formatted by windows

i always use windows and now i want to install ubuntu as my second OS(multi boot) i'll install ubuntu on separate drive. will i be able to see my other drives that were formatted by windows? the ...
1
vote
0answers
433 views

Slax on NTFS (GRUB) with Changes Saved Natively

I have Slax 7 and Windows XP running on the same (ntfs) partition - woohoo! I still have a few issues, holes in my understanding: Slax apparently saves all "changes" to a single file ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Ubuntu and Windows 8 shared partition gets corrupted

I have a dual boot (Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8) system. Both systems have access to an NTFS "DATA" partition which contains all my images, documents, music and some application data like Chrome and ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

Creating bootable NTFS partition on Debian

I have 2 partitions on my hard drive: first one is ext3 formatted with a Debian installation on it (bootable) second one is NTFS formatted and was used from a previous Windows installation as ...
2
votes
2answers
216 views

User folder access when dual booting Win7 & Win8

I've got Win7 & Win8 in a dual boot configuration. When I try to access my Win7 User folder from Win8 I get permission errors. I understand that my user accounts in Win7 & Win8 have unique ...
4
votes
3answers
626 views

Which built-in windows group should I use for NTFS permissions on dual boot Win7?

I am still using dual-boot on some of my computers, so I have two Windows 7 installations running. Most data is on a partition on a separate hard drive that both installations use. For certain files ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Create a multiboot USB drive with NTFS or ext2

I am trying to create a multiboot flash drive, but I don't want to use fat 16 due to the huge performance cliff between fat 16 and other file systems like ext 2 or NTFS. I need to have multiple linux ...
3
votes
2answers
549 views

Resizing partitions without moving or loosing data (dual boot)

I have a Dell Studio 1555 currently dual booting Windows 7 & Ubuntu with a dedicated NTFS partition that serves as a bridge between OSes for my files,music, videos etc... My Windows HDD is running ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Puzzled whether format the partition or simply copy back contents

In my previous question ntfs-partition-gets-auto-corrupt-becomes-raw-and-unreadable, I got some answers, but I am still not clear as to how to solve the problem. To quickly summarize it, Problem: ...
0
votes
0answers
252 views

Windows 7 Freezes Due To NTFS Corruption After Boot Into Ubuntu

I manually partitioned space for Ubuntu 10.10 and installed it on my Windows 7 laptop. It installed successfully, and Windows 7 booted successfully but then froze after a few minutes. I removed the ...
0
votes
1answer
746 views

Windows 7 cannot format new partition for itself

I am currently running a dual boot with Mac OSX and Ubuntu. I have four main partitions right now and about 200GB of free space. One partition is an EFI partition for rEFIt, one partition is HFS+ ...
1
vote
1answer
608 views

Triple boot Ubuntu + Win XP + Win 7 - Windows 7 won't boot

I have a laptop that I have installed Windows XP on, then Ubuntu 10.10, then Windows 7 in that order. All three OS's are on the same HDD on separate partitions (XP: NTFS with Full Disk Encryption, ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Resizing 2 partitions (NTFS and ReiserFS3)

When creating a Win7 and Gentoo setup I miss allocated the space needed for Windows and Linux. I have a 320 gb drive and created a 40gb partition on Win7 and used the rest of the space on Linux. Now I ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Partition became RAW after accessing with Linux

I have a portable HDD that is split into 2 NTFS partitions. For some reason, when I booted Linux (Ubuntu) to clean a locked virus on each partition, mounting was fine, and the virus was deleted. I ...