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Thread: ntfs partition can not be mounted

  1. #1
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    ntfs partition can not be mounted

    Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 0).

    the above statement appears when trying to mount the ntfs partition.
    how can I solve it
    thanks
    housam

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    Re: ntfs partition can not be mounted

    It may just need chkdsk from a Windows repairCD or recovery console if dual booting Windows. You may have to run multiple times as chkdsk does not always fix everything on one pass.

    If chkdsk does not work, some advanced things to try.
    If Microsoft's Checkdisk (chkdsk) failed to repair the MFT, run TestDisk, also rebuild boot sector
    http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Advan...and_MFT_Repair
    Rebuilding An NTFS Boot Sector On An NTFS Partition
    small 'system reserved' NTFS partition instead of the partition where windows was installed.

    Major MFT errors after NTFS partition move. - meierfra.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ighlight=grldr
    Oldfred on vacation. Back Sept 9. Will not have much if any Internet access.
    For info on UEFI boot install & repair:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
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  3. #3
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    Re: ntfs partition can not be mounted

    Thanks, solved. I've installed win.7 instead of XP and it works.

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