[SOLVED] Problem accessing directory on dual-boot

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[SOLVED] Problem accessing directory on dual-boot

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I have a dual-boot system, Win10 and Mint 20.1
When I boot into Mint, I can look for the folders saved in my D directory from windows. But for some reason, I can not do changes to them (save files, save changes in file, paste files, etc). It shows an error that tell if the disk is read-only. Is there any solutions? Sorry I'm new to this. Thanks in advance

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$ sudo fdisk -l
[sudo] password for clstyn:                
Disk /dev/loop0: 55,48 MiB, 58159104 bytes, 113592 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


Disk /dev/loop1: 128,39 MiB, 134619136 bytes, 262928 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


Disk /dev/loop2: 31,9 MiB, 32595968 bytes, 63664 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 476,96 GiB, 512110190592 bytes, 1000215216 sectors
Disk model: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8                     
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: CF38BC5E-AFE3-4F0A-AD80-EC3A39116B0F

Device             Start        End   Sectors   Size Type
/dev/nvme0n1p1      2048     534527    532480   260M EFI System
/dev/nvme0n1p2    534528     567295     32768    16M Microsoft reserved
/dev/nvme0n1p3    567296  382433934 381866639 182,1G Microsoft basic data
/dev/nvme0n1p4 382435328  792033279 409597952 195,3G Microsoft basic data
/dev/nvme0n1p5 996835328 1000214527   3379200   1,6G Windows recovery environmen
/dev/nvme0n1p6 792033280  840861695  48828416  23,3G Linux filesystem
/dev/nvme0n1p7 840861696  848674815   7813120   3,7G Linux swap
/dev/nvme0n1p8 848674816  996835327 148160512  70,7G Linux filesystem

Partition table entries are not in disk order.

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$ df
Filesystem     1K-blocks     Used Available Use% Mounted on
udev             3927128        0   3927128   0% /dev
tmpfs             794604     1780    792824   1% /run
/dev/nvme0n1p6  23899984  8488508  14174384  38% /
tmpfs            3973008       12   3972996   1% /dev/shm
tmpfs               5120        4      5116   1% /run/lock
tmpfs            3973008        0   3973008   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/loop0         56832    56832         0 100% /snap/core18/1988
/dev/loop1        131584   131584         0 100% /snap/dotnet-sdk/112
/dev/loop2         31872    31872         0 100% /snap/snapd/11036
/dev/nvme0n1p8  72391752  2390484  66280872   4% /home
/dev/nvme0n1p1    262144    33992    228152  13% /boot/efi
tmpfs             794600       28    794572   1% /run/user/1000
/dev/nvme0n1p4 204798972  2328848 202470124   2% /media/clstyn/0C1A44801A4468B2
/dev/nvme0n1p3 190933316 79417896 111515420  42% /media/clstyn/OS
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Re: Problem accessing directory on dual-boot

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clstyn1303 wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:13 am
When I boot into Mint, I can look for the folders saved in my D directory from windows. But for some reason, I can not do changes to them
That's because your Windows was not fully shut down. You can fix the issue with a terminal command but doing that may cause data loss in Windows, so the better course of action is to always shutdown Windows completely and not use fast booting, which causes Windows to store data on the drive and lock it, hence the problem.
It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.
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Re: Problem accessing directory on dual-boot

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Kadaitcha Man wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:06 pm

That's because your Windows was not fully shut down
Thanks a lot. It really solved the problem
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Re: Problem accessing directory on dual-boot

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clstyn1303 wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:49 am
Thanks a lot. It really solved the problem
:) It was a genuine pleasure to be able to help.
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