Questions tagged [ntfs]

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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How to rescue a failed NTFS HDD?

I'm attempting to rescue a failed NTFS HDD via ntfsclone: I began to copy sector by sector via: ntfsclone --rescue --force --overwrite '/dev/sda1' '/dev/sdb1' It runs quickly up to 30% then tries to ...
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Operation not supported in a single folder of a NTFS partition

My setup: OS: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) x86_64 Host: Aspire VN7-592G V1.03 Kernel: 4.19.0-16-amd64 DE: KDE WM: KWin The problem: I am trying to write in my OneDrive folder on a NTFS partition ...
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fix corrupt file with same inode than an other (linux, ntfs)

While copying thousands of images on a new disk with a pi (raspbian), rsync stopped with an error, impossible to move temp file to correct file name. The real file name actually exists but has the ...
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Why Partition Content Change After installing SP1 on Windows 7?

Computer : HP Pavilion s5227c Desktop / OS: Windows 7 SSD1 : SAMSUNG 860EVO 250GB / SSD2 : SAMSUNG 860EVO 250GB HD1 : Seagate ST4000DM at 4TB, 3815320MB, Partition style: GUID ...
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Altering directory, and sub directory, permissions on Windows for files written as root under Ubuntu?

I have a NTFS partition shared between a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 installation on my machine. Within this partition are some directories that were mounted/written as a Docker volume with the root ...
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Chkdsk Stage 3 Error but “Chkdsk /f” Fails to Execute Repair at Windows Restart

Summary: I have a volume corruption: Specifically, it is a chkdsk Stage 3 Error. At stage 3, Chkdsk verifies Security Descriptors and USN Journals. However, chkdsk /f repair fails to run at Windows ...
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How to move a partial download to another disk?

I inadvertently download a file to a disk that has less space than the file itself. The whole size is around 100GB and the size on disk for now is around 40GB. I want to move the file to another disk ...
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Redesign output column powershell script for NTFS permission

I want to re-design the output column script: $FolderPath = Get-ChildItem -Directory -Path "C:\DRIVERS" -Recurse -Depth 2 -Force $Output = @() ForEach ($Folder in $FolderPath) { $Acl = ...
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how can I repair my partition that has been splited into two sections and isn't available anymore?

I had a 540GB NTFS partition named "D". After one restart (I might have done something wrong) my ubuntu partition turn into a unallocated partition. Then I use a live boot Ubuntu and used &...
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CHKDSK: “A disk read error occurredc0000010” on external USB HDD 3.0

I have a external HDD toshiba hdtb310xk3aa (1TB), and I have used it for a couple of years as storage for a Xbox One (Xbox HDD format), but from a couple of months I formatted it to NTFS to used it in ...
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win 10 conflict between NTFS mapped drive and samba (1.0) mapped drive

i have a win 10 with 2 mapped drives. one is mapped to another win 10 share drive, and the other to a samba share on Ubuntu server. This setup has worked well for the past 5 years plus. Last week, i ...
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Possibly repair or recover data from a failing NTFS drive [duplicate]

My 1TB NTFS data drive seems to be failing and is no longer accessible. It doesn't appear in drive or device manager on windows. The drive only has the one NTFS partition. However I can see the drive ...
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Is ACL inheritance only at file creation time on zfs?

I'm having trouble understanding how ACLs work on ZFS as compared to how they work on a Windows NTFS system. (In particular, I'm using a TrueNAS 12.) I create a SMB share ("smbtest"), and I ...
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Win10 somehow overwrote a partition file table with an old copy

I've had something very weird happen: I have a Win10 install on a SSD, with another 4 disks connected. Then I added a new disk where I copied 2 large folders to, then I turned PC off and unplugged all ...
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Remove NTFS encryption from files

One of the programs I used, apparently, set up file encryption on my PC. First, I noticed the "Encrypting File System" pop up asking to backup encryption certificate and key, then once I ...
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Seemingly random ISO files won't copy to USB HDD

I have had a handful of iso files from different sources; different vendors, custom bootdisks, with entirely different contents, and of varying sizes that simply won't copy to my external HDD. I have ...
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Can I write into an NTFS system from Linux? [duplicate]

I have two hard drives, one have Arch Linux and the other one Windows 10, I know I can't write from W10 to linux (although there are applications for that but is not recommended). But what about ...
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Running Windows with an external ext4 drive caused the drive to become unreadable and now appears to be formatted with NTFS how do I recover my data

I used the Windows media creation tool to install Windows onto my USB. I installed Windows on a 120GB SSD in the system, along with that SSD is three other SSDs and two 12TB Western Digital Pro HDDs. ...
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ntfsdecrypt - Key does not have an EFS purpose OID

I'm trying to copy EFS-encrypted files from an NTFS partition using: ntfsdecrypt -k mycert.pfx /dev/sda2 -i 32768 and I get: Key does not have an EFS purpose OID Failed to extract the private RSA key....
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How is it possible for empty files and folders to take zero bytes in Windows?

I've also asked a sibling question for Linux. In Windows (I just tested): The size of an empty folder is given as 0 bytes The size of an empty file is given as 0 bytes However, files and folders ...
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How can a folder have much larger `size on disk` than `size`?

I have a folder on a NTFS network drive. I had copied it over from my local NTFS drive. Its displayed size on the network drive is totally confusing to me: Size: 1,34 GB Size on Disk: 12,2 ...
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“Zombie” file in ntfs drive

In my Ubuntu 20.04 machine, I have an NTFS partition as main file storage, along with the Ubuntu partition and a third one with Windows 10. In the NTFS partition I have a file I cannot delete, rename ...
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Fragmented NTFS HDD - Slow File Deletion 600ms per file

I have a directory with 42048 File(s) 32,442,230,574 bytes Running defrag tells me everything is fine defrag E: /A /V Microsoft Drive Optimizer Copyright (c) Microsoft Corp. Invoking analysis on New ...
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First NTFS boot sector corrupt, filesystem is RAW, successful repair - repeats after every reboot

I've had this happen on three different customer machines over the last few months, and for the life of me I can't figure out a lasting solution. In all cases, it appeared that the problem occurred ...
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Advice: External Drive FileSystem for Video files attached to Ubuntu Server, but compatible with Windows?

I want to run a Plex server that will serve video files off an external hard drive. The Plex server will run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. However, because I primarily work on Windows, I feel the external ...
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Arch: How to mount ntfs with fstab with write permission

I have two ntfs drives next to my arch drive. I have mounted them in fstab, I use ntfs-3g, but so far I had no luck with write permissions. My fstub mounts them thus: UUID=321482F11482B6FF ...
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Format whole disk as NTFS (without partitioning) [duplicate]

TL;DR: # mkntfs --label media1 --fast /dev/sdb /dev/sdb is entire device, not just one partition. Refusing to make a filesystem here! Why does the script "refuse to make a filesystem on the ...
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What to keep in mind when partitioning external hard drive with both encrypted ext4 and unencrypted NTFS?

I have an external hard drive that will be partitioned with two partitions, using GPT: ext4 filesystem on a dm-crypt-encrypted partition NTFS filesystem on an unencrypted partition The ext4 ...
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Detect Linux NTFS symlinks under Windows/WSL

Symlinks created in Linux on NTFS drives (ln -s) appear in Windows as short files with contents IntxLNK + 0x01 + (UTF-16 encoded target path) -- probably Interix. I want to write a script to convert ...
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How to stop win from mounting / accessing other NTFS partition?

A little about my dual boot setup : I am currently dual booting win 10 and win 8.1 .They both are on same disk. Whenever I boot an option shows up in windows bootloader - to select which one to boot . ...
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Occasional File Copying Issue

This is copying a file from one folder on a server drive to a different folder on the same server drive. Server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. Users are running Windows 10 1909. I have users who ...
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External SSD formating parameters, usage and monitoring on Windows 10

I have a brand new Samsung T5 1Tb SSD, that I will use for back-up of files on my laptops, as well as main drive for photos and music collection. Before starting to use it, I did some searching/...
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gpart result - could harddisk start failing

A while ago the Windows7 main partition on my notebook's 500 GB harddisk got corrupted. Already did data recovery with testdisk v7.2WIP - it reported no issues reading sda2. Now I tried gpart, and the ...
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Setting a NTFS partition as a removable drive in Windows 10

First message here. I'm trying to set up my laptop for double booting Linux and Windows. I have two SSD, one SATA and one NVME.m2. Both are GPT formatted I'm following the instructions from Arch Wiki ...
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Can't open folder - Location is not available

I performed copy of all folders and files from hard disk A to hard disk B, I had one shared folder on HDD A, this folder was also copied. I removed HDD A from computer (disk is broken) and let there ...
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External drive stopped working after changing the hostname in Raspbian

My external hard drive was working seamlessly for months now with Plex (NTFS), but now I have 5 Raspberry Pis and I wanted to individually name them all. So I changed this specific Raspberry Pi 4 to ...
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NTFS access rights when migrating data from old hard disk

Every now and then when I connect an old harddisk, e.g. from a broken Computer, to migrate data from it, and previously Windows with NTFS formatting was installed, I cannot access the files directly. ...
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How to change phantom “inherited” ACE on existing folder?

I unjoined my PC from a Windows domain and converted my profile from domain to local using ForensIT's ProfWiz. Now some apps are giving me an "Access Denied" error on their ProgramData ...
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Is there mitigation for the new NTFS corruption bug?

A recent announcement of a bug that causes corruption of an NTFS partition states: “…extract the ZIP file or simply look at a folder that contains a malicious shortcut and it will automatically ...
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How to fix a working partition I can't access?

I'm trying to fix a 'broken' Windows (system) partition. I connected the drive to an external usb docker and can see the drive in the "This PC" window. But the space availability bar is not ...
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Is there a way to decompress the NTFS compression under another operating system?

As mentioned above: I would like to decompress the NTFS compression, but not under Windows, as it's using some files. Or is there any other way to decompress all files? I already have a quite old ...
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No access to NTFS partitions from Linux [duplicate]

After a few updates on Windows and Kubuntu, on Kubuntu I no longer have write and modify access to NTFS drives, can only read NTFS partitions even as root. Systen config: 128GB M.2-SSD drive, 1TB S-...
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Unable to locate the physical disk sector(s) a file occupies

Sysinternals Diskview is producing what seems like an unlikely situation. I have a series of files I know exist on an NTFS filesystem (which is on a spinning disk hard drive), but when I try to use ...
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Windows 10 corrupt boot sector - system will not boot

After replacing an SSD that failed to boot properly, I still have trouble. The new SSD is a Samsung EVO 860 500GB, running Win10 64. On booting, the error is: reboot and select proper boot device I ...
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How to use ReFS on Windows 10?

I want to try out Windows 10s new file system ReFS. I have the latest Windows 10 Pro installed and created 2 vhdx virtual drives, as listed below: But in the file system combo box for creating a ...
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schedule “chkdsk” execution from linux [duplicate]

I try to find how to schedule a run of "chkdsk.exe" on a ntfs/windows partition from linux. I already know that "gparted" sucess to do that after resizing a windows partition. But ...
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NTFS Folder Compression Fades

I am on a Windows Server with limited disk capacity. I used windows build in compression of folders to compress a 30 Gbyte file to 22 GByte. I noticed that while running a programm which frequently ...
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Does NTFS use B-Tree, B+Tree or both?

I'm looking for information if NTFS uses B-Tree or B+Tree or both This source states that: "Directories in NTFS are stored in B+trees that keep their entries sorted in alphabetic order. Along ...
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samba server on linux - w/r speed more slow in ext4

i install a samba server on ubuntu server. i configure by default(but try diferent parameters) .there is two usd drive mount, one with ext4 and other in ntfs the hardware is a minipc: intel celeron 1....
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Why does CHKDSK find file system errors after formatting a disk?

I'm having trouble copy data to a brand new disk. I don't know yet if this is the result of the tools I've used, sequence of events during copying, or some issue with the files prior to being copied. ...

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