NTFS (New Technology File System) is the default file system for Windows NT and its derivatives (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003 and 2008).

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Remove my own access rights from from files in a network folder from the commandline

I have full access rights to a share on another Windows PC, e.g. \\Backup\PC. After I copied files from my normal Windows office PC to that share, I want to remove all rights from the copied files (e....
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I need to find what the first (and maybe last) sectors of a NTFS partition were, on a drive with corrupt partition table

I have a 3tb hard drive. I also have its entire disk image backed up, so you don't need to worry about the actual condition of the drive. The problem is this: The GUID Partition Table (GPT) got ...
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Bootable NTFS data recovery [duplicate]

A friend of mine has a Notebook with two hard disks, one SSD and one HDD. The SSD held a Windows 7 installation, the HDD contained most of his data. After a bluescreen, the computer won't boot anymore....
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How to clean up/optimize/defrag $Extend\RmMetadata\$Txf files?

After analyzing my HDD, I see so many small files with no extensions. Their paths are mostly C:\$Extend\$RmMetadata\$Txf.. File names start with 000000000[xxxx] Is there a way to defrag all of them ...
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Change NTFS folder date when editing or adding a file (Windows)

Is it possible to update the date/time of the parent windows folders when editing or adding a file? (OS: Windows 7) Only the first parent folder is being updated, it would be nice to update all ...
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Persistent Privilige Violations in Console causing extreme OS delays

I have a 27" iMac at home with Boot Camp running Windows 10 on a "standard" NTFS-formatted partition, in addition to an external hard drive running a GUID partition scheme with an exFAT partition and ...
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How to remove the global execution permision on my ntfs partition on Linux Mint?

I have toyed with my fstab file to allow automatic mount and execution of scripts on my ntfs partition. I also played with file permission using chmod +x -R. At the begining nothing worked, but now, ...
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(External USB) HDD not accessible as usual after strange behaviour

first of all, I'm using Linux (but have access to a Windows PC as well). During some data transfer, my external USB hard disk drive (NTFS formatted) suddenly was no more accessible, I could not ...
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ntfsresize and gparted complain about bad sectors on cloned partition but there are none

I have a 2.5year old 1tb HDD (A WD Blue WD10EZEX) that is dying. The 740gb (only 340gb are occupied) Windows 7 partition on it started experiencing bad sector issues after a particularly nasty system ...
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Cut off a ntfs partition and repair it later

I have a semi theoretical question regarding ntfs partitions. Assume we create a ntfs partition inside a file dd if=/dev/zero of=test.img count=40960 mkfs.ntfs -F test.img for testing ...
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How to mount a read only HDD (NTFS volume) and retrieve files?

I have some backups which I need to retrieve files from. They are huuuge (8 TB drives). Because I am not allowed to modify ANY BIT on the disk, I have a adapter that makes the HDD 'read-only'. ...
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Recover deleted *.vdi file on ntfs

I've deleted VirtualBox VDI file from my hard drive (classic HDD, not SSD, Windows 10 x86_64). The only 2 programs that can find this file are GetDataBack for NTFS & undelete plus. But both see ...
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Most of the files on a NTFS Partition show zero bytes as size after chkdsk on Boot

I was trying ubuntu from a bootable pen drive of ubuntu. But Ubuntu was unable to access F: Drive, it was showing the following error message : Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/New ...
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“You need to format the disk in drive J: before you can use it” is shown, disk is not corrupted

I have a 7-8 years old laptop (HP EliteBook 6930p), running Windows XP with a 500GB SATA Hard Drive. The computer is painfully slow and I'm about to give it away as a donation, but first I would like ...
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Mount with kernel NTFS and not NTFS-3G

I often want to copy files from a Windows machine to linux using an external drive formatted with NTFS. Since this is entirely read-only using NTFS-3G slows down the copy process but the only way I ...
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“no such file or directory” for filenames with accents on ntfs hard drive on mac os x

I'm on OSX El Capitan (10.11.3) and i plugged an external hard drive in a NTFS format. I have troubles reading some files with 'accents'. bash> ls Document re´ponse - Partie 2.docx Test métier....
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No space left on device - although there is plenty of space and inodes

I have a USB disk with truecrypt volume for backup. This truecrypt volume occupies almost the whole USB disk. USB disk and the truecrypt volume have both NTFS format. When I tried to copy a directory ...
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Re-restricting permissions to Documents directory (to only its user in Windows) after moving it (onto another NTFS partition)

I moved a user's Documents folder (let's call the user "Beta") to a separate partition by going to the user's My Documents folder, right-clicking, selecting Properties, clicking on the Location tab, ...
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How to mount properly ntfs partition shared between linux and windows

I'm currently using a multiboot with Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. I' would like to share two partitions between those os : One, named Worspace, to contain all my projects The other ...
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Hard links break in Windows 7 Pro

I want to use hard links to avoid having to sync/copy a few source files between their base folders and a small git repo for personal development. C:\PathLink>mklink /h test C:\PathTarget\file....
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Does Windows File History honor NTFS security restrictions?

I'm currently thinking about a proper defense strategy against ransomware. As a result of this I would like to myself (a standard local user, not an admin) with write access to as many locations as ...
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Windows: Is a symlink to NUL (or \\.\Device\Null) possible?

I have an application at hand, which insists on writing huge amounts of log lines into a file, that I have to clean out manually all the time. Is it possible to somehow replace the file with a ...
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Can't boot (black screen) after installing Paragon NTFS

I've been using El Capitan with Clover for a while and I heard Paragon NTFS is way faster than NTFS-3G so I decided to give it a try. I disable NTFS-3G first using the preferences pane then installed ...
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How do hardware read errors on a harddisk affect an NTFS file system?

I recently got a 1,8 TB, > 75% full harddisk formatted with NTFS, and with (hardware) read errors. I created an image in multiple passes of ddrescue, so that only 50 MB of raw data remain unreadable. ...
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Ntfs Error 55 without DriveName or DeviceName?

Today I noticed on System logs an entry originating from Ntfs, with id #55 notifying that a corruption was discovered on volume "??" (question marks) and the exact nature of the corruption is unknown. ...
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NTFS Permission windows server 2012 - Allow modify but cannot delete file or folder

I'm having a trouble with NTFS permission in windows server 2012. The issue is: I have to setting permission in data of my computer that allow user can read, write and modify file/folder, but cannot ...
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Change NTFS Share permissions on Samba 4 server via CLI

I have a new Samba 4 Domain Server running on my Linux server. I previously had Samba 3 setup, so I had my Home Folder (~/luke) already shared, with u+rwx style permissions on the folder. I upgraded ...
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External drive is extremely slow and freezing when saving files on it

I'm cloning repositories on my 5T external drive. It is extremely slow. It is not an SSD, but I feel that something is wrong somewhere. I created two partitions on it: 10k MB (~10 GB): ext4 the ...
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Incremental Snapshot Style backups with rsync on NTFS

I've taken over development of an embedded Linux product which needs a reliable backup solution. Backups are to be performed without compression to an attached USB storage device formatted to NTFS. ...
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How to setup share / NTFS permissions to allow folder listing only but with full access to a specific folder?

I want to grant User X full access permissions to a specific folder on a network share. The structure is as follows: Server Drive C Folder Shared -> this is a hidden share and ...
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Is dual booting on a store-bought Win10 system even possible? [duplicate]

My situation: I got a Win10 system with ONE physical (afaik) HDD of one terabyte. I want to dual boot with Win8. I tried to do it, but it gave me an error that said the HDD was GPT and that I needed ...
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Ghost files on NTFS Windows 7

AllDup keeps finding files that don't exist in Windows Explorer: The file in Ivor/Ivor does exist, but the file in Ivor/ does not, for example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steinberg\VSTPlugins\Ivor>...
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Which files and folders are compressed when using compact.exe /CompactOS

I am thinking of using NTFS compression (LZNT1) on my SSD using Windows 7, but I was a little unsure as to which folders would be a good candidate. I was aware that Windows 10 has introduced new ...
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Fix boot sector in unallocated NTFS exteral hard drive

The damage Yesterday evening I accidentally started formatting my external HD (2TB NTFS formatted) and eventually completely removed (I replaced data with 0s) about 70MB. The analysis I ran ...
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How to prevent users from deleting one folder, while still giving them modify permissions to other files and folders?

I am trying to prevent users from accidentally deleting a certain folder in a parent folder, while still giving them modify permission on all other files and folders in the parent folder. But they ...
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find unix command and NTFS Stream

Suppose I have a partition and some files have been hidden by NTFS Stream. I have two serious question: Is it possible to find them via find unix command? How can I find them?
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Grant all NTFS permissions to a security group

I need to make a security group that will grant NTFS permissions on local computers. How can I make a security group that will give Full Control to local folders (e.g. C:\Program Files\Common Files\ ...
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Unable to create system image: One of volumes specified for backup is invalid

Having rebuilt my laptop from a Windows 8.1 sys-prepped image, then spent a day adding additional applications, I want to create a system image to speed up any future rebuilds. However, when I ...
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What is Other Execute on Linux and How Do I Fix This To Allow Windows to Hide/Unhide Files on An NTFS Samba Share (All Files Are Stuck Hidden)

I've made a Samba share of an NTFS drive and I access the NAS from Windows. However, I can't hide any files through Windows by accessing properties and checking hidden. I then learned that if I add ...
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FAT32 vs. NTFS microSD card

UPDATE: OK, so in response to the suggestions below, I formatted to exFAT. Transferred a movie on to it. Put it in the tablet. Guess what? It won't read it. Says the card is blank and needs to be ...
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Files moved out from Dropbox folder getting physically copied to destination on same logical drive

Scenario: Moving files from ...Dropbox/Camera Uploads folder do a location outside Dropbox folder hierarchy, but still on the same drive. Under usual circumstances, the move operation does not take ...
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Cut/paste file between folders no longer keep the original folder permissions

In NTFS drives, the behavior used to be that, when a file was moved, it would retain the permissions of the original file, if the move was made to a folder on the same volume. I know this by ...
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Is it possible to truly hide a file or folder on an NTFS volume under Windows?

I'm not talking about using the Hidden or System flags, these are too easy to circumvent. It looks like Wise Folder Hider (WFH) has a working method: hidden folders aren't visible in Windows ...
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How can a file's size on disk be 0 bytes when there's data in it?

I have a file in Windows 10 with 362 bytes of data, but the "size on disk" is just 0 bytes. It's a simple "Hello world" program written in assembly, and saved in Notepad++. How is it possible that ...
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MicroSD card is not detected by Windows

I formatted my MicroSD card to HFS+ and then back to NTFS from within my Phone device (using an app namely Paragon exFAT, NTFS, and HFS+). Now that I insert the card into my PC (Windows 7), the ...
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changing a ntfs disk to fat32 without farmating and removing the disk [duplicate]

I have a external hard drive that is full of data and i need all of it . I need to change it from ntfs to fat32. Is there any application that lets me change it without formatting and even ...
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NTFS permission for sub-folders

I have a folder with many sub-folders. Some of the sub-folders have inherited permission and others have additional NTFS permissions including "modify access". How can I change the "modify access" ...
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Wireless Networks “device not ready (firmware missing)” RHEL 6 - dual boot windows 7

I have RHEL 6 installed on my Dell Laptop. It's a dual boot environment, Windows 7 and RHEL 6. It's a 32 bit system. I only have my phone to use internet on my computer, thus I must use only wireless ...
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Save-As from MS Office ignores 'compressed' setting

I have my complete data hard disk compressed (the Windows NTFS standard functionality), including root, all directories, and all files. When I open an Excel or Word file, and use Save-As, the new ...
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How to set share permissions based on folder structure

The problem I'm having is that users are moving folders around in a tree-like folder organization on the shared drive. User education has not improved the issue so i want to use permissions to ...