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Windows NT 6.x cannot be installed to a FAT or FAT32 partition, because they make extensive use of advanced features of the NTFS filesystem, like hard links and junctions. Besides, allowing users to install to FAT/FAT32 in previous versions provided a false sense of security, since these filesystems do not support access control. Remember that one of the ...


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Windows Vista and higher won't install to FAT32, and can only be installed to an NTFS partition. This is probably due to the use of symlinks, which is not supported in FAT32. As for copying files, thats a no. Windows needs to be installed in order for the installer to configure your boot order properly. Just copying files won't do it.


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According to a similar question from StackOverflow there are a couple things you can do. Quoting from the highest rated answer (not the accepted) the best method of doing such as task is: The best I've found is a two line batch file with a first pass to delete files and outputs to nul to avoid the overhead of writing to screen for every singe file. A ...


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Download Gparted or Aomei. Move your G, F and E partitions across your unallocated space. Now your unallocated space will be next to your C partition. After this you may be able to extend C partition either by the downloaded 3rd party or your disk manager.


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Found a better answer on technet: Simple: click the "hide" box only in Desktop folder (In Windows Classic view,) go to Windows Explorer; click on Desktop. Go to Tools/Folder Options. Click View, and check "Hide protected operating system files" - but, DO NOT CLICK "APPLY TO ALL FOLDERS". Just click OK. Now, only the Desktop folder will hide the files but ...


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For anyone, like myself, who runs into this, for whatever reason, use the /V switch to enable the verbose mode. You will see the point at which your failure occurs. For me, it was a few empty files that it choked on. I moved them off the drive until it completed, then I moved them back. Also, try the /NoSecurity and /X switches, as well. Since many ...


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GParted would be able to do that. You could boot from a GParted LiveCD or a GParted LiveUSB.


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How I solved my problem was by this: adding permissions to my options, making my /etc/fstab entry like this: UUID=<uuid> /os ntfs-3g hide_hid_files,hide_dot_files,windows_names,no_def_opts,big_writes,permissions 0 0 For those of you who are curious, here's my reasoning. The permissions option uses standard access control, while the acl option ...


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Try using Gparted software to fix your hard drive. Try either the live dvd or the software which can be found in software center. http://gparted.org/


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Short answer No, it's not possible at this time. Long answer Files and folders1 are compressed and decompressed by passing a FSCTL_SET_COMPRESSION control code and a compression state to the DeviceIoControl API function. The compression state can be one of the following: COMPRESSION_FORMAT_NONE = 0 COMPRESSION_FORMAT_DEFAULT = 1 COMPRESSION_FORMAT_LZNT1 ...


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First of all, check all your drives to see if the folder has accidentally been moved to another drive (I see this all too often with people using drag-and-drop without realizing it). If you are certain that the files are gone, there are a lot of free file recovery tools that you can try. Have a look at majorgeeks.com for example ...


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Use GParted. It sounds like you are trying to shrink an actively running operating system. You generally cannot do this unless you have already split this 800GB chunk off into a separate partition than the active OS. Edit for added details: You will need to use GParted to do the shrinking operation since that partition is the active OS. Also it would be a ...


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I had the same problem copying install.wim to USB flash drive (I tried several), so I changed the cluster size. Right Click the drive, under USB, select Format, then change cluster size from 4096 (default) to 16 Kilobytes, and try to copy install.wim again.


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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime Now, let us learn to do this for free. Before we start. Make sure your external name label is ONE word. That means there is no space in between. my disk = WRONG my_disk or my-disk or mydisk = CORRECT Now Open Terminal [Command+Space+"terminal"] ...



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