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Start any Live Distribution like GRML, Fedora or Ubuntu.
1 apt install chntpw ntfs-3g
Mount the Windows System Disk
Schedule chkdsk on next reboot
Mount Dirty NTFS
Can't mount a dirty filesystem.
1 # mount -o rw /media/data 2 The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). 3 Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. 4 Falling back to read-only mount because the NTFS partition is in an 5 unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation 6 or fast restarting.) 7 Could not mount read-write, trying read-only
1 # mount | grep data 2 /dev/sdb1 on /media/data type fuseblk (ro,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime,user_id=0,group_id=0,allow_other,blksize=4096,user) 3 # umount /media/data 4 # ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 5 Mounting volume... The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). 6 Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. 7 FAILED 8 Attempting to correct errors... 9 Processing $MFT and $MFTMirr... 10 Reading $MFT... OK 11 Reading $MFTMirr... OK 12 Comparing $MFTMirr to $MFT... OK 13 Processing of $MFT and $MFTMirr completed successfully. 14 Setting required flags on partition... OK 15 Going to empty the journal ($LogFile)... OK 16 Checking the alternate boot sector... OK 17 NTFS volume version is 3.1. 18 NTFS partition /dev/sdb1 was processed successfully. 19 # mount -o rw /media/data 20