NTFS not mounting

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NTFS not mounting

Postby andrewimeson » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:02 pm

I have an hp laptop i am working on getting the files off of a corrupted windows xp :lol: . I can mount the external ntfs hd that i have, but i cant mount the internal ntfs partition.
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Re: NTFS not mounting

Postby merlwiz79 » Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:49 pm

try running these in terminal:(replacing sdxX with the one you are mounting ie /dev/sda1 )

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sudo mkdir /media/XP

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sudo mount /dev/sdxX /media/XP
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Re: NTFS not mounting

Postby andrewimeson » Thu Apr 09, 2009 8:57 pm

merlwiz79 wrote:try running these in terminal:(replacing sdxX with the one you are mounting ie /dev/sda1 )

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sudo mkdir /media/XP

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sudo mount /dev/sdxX /media/XP

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