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Linux can access drive but Windows can not


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#1 snglnluvnit

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Posted 10 September 2015 - 07:08 PM

I have an external drive formatted as ntfs that when plugged into my linux machine can be accessed and used.  But when I plug it into my Windows 8.1 and 10 machines those can not access it.  I shows up but when I attempt to access the data it says that it is unreadable and corrupt.  Any suggestions on what to do are appreciated.

 

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Scott



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Posted 10 September 2015 - 07:27 PM

Hi Scott

 

I would suggest you back up any important files to USB using Linux if you have not already done so, Just in case.






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