external hard disk

muhamad nabulsi muhnabulsi at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 21 11:29:42 UTC 2010

solved thank's a lot

From: Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" 
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Sent: Tue, July 20, 2010 5:14:44 PM
Subject: Re: external hard disk

On 20 July 2010 14:21, muhamad nabulsi <muhnabulsi at yahoo.com> wrote:

> so now i went to another computer (pc) and connected the H disk and eject it
> as normal and back to my ubuntu and connect and i have the same message!

Do what the message tells you to do. Connect the hard disk to a
computer running Windows XP or newer and run "CHKDSK /F" on it.

No, you can't do this from Ubuntu (to the best of my knowledge). To
fix a Windows disk you need a Windows computer.

It may be that your friend with Windows does not know how to safely
eject drives, in which case it's up to you to teach him.

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