NTFS drive wont mount - "unknown filesystem"?

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Wed Jan 20 00:17:26 UTC 2010


Yes. That should work.
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From: David McNally
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Subject: Re: NTFS drive wont mount - "unknown filesystem"?
Sent: Jan 19, 2010 7:15 PM

Hi again.

If I log in as administrator, will I get all of the rights that I want?

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 7:10 PM, sdavmor <sdavmor at systemstheory.net> wrote:
> David McNally wrote:
>>>From what sdavmor and Preston said, it seems as though I should plug
>> it into a Windows machine and run chkdsk on it. I do have an old XP
>> machine that still works properly, so I suppose I'll try it on that. I
>> suppose I need to go into Start - Accessories and find chkdsk in there
>> somewhere. Probably not too hard.
>>
>> If I do that, about how long should the chkdsk take? It's a 700 GB
>> hard drive, with about 600 GB used. Will it need to run overnight?
>>
>> Thanks.
>
> Open a Windows DOS box (the cmd program). Then you can run:
>
> chkdsk driveletter /flags
>
> i.e. chkdsk z: /f
>
> I think you'll want /? to see what flags are available to you.
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