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Old 10-16-2010, 10:13 AM   #1
Leo Simon
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Windows vista can't read my ntfs partition created by mkfs


I'm dual booting windows vista and ubuntu hardy on a multi-partitioned Dell D630. I created a partition using mkfs -t ntfs. Linux has no trouble reading/writing to it, but every time I boot into windows, chkdsk tries to "fix" the partition, fails, and tells me that the partition is corrupted. Can anybody suggest a way to convince vista that the partition is indeed ok, or else another way to create the partition so that vista can recognize it?

Thanks, Leo
 
Old 10-16-2010, 10:55 AM   #2
ArisBoch
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It might be a better idea to let Vista create the NTFS partition. First backup any data you may have on the partition and then from within Vista, go to:

Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management > and look for your partition. You should be able to format it correctly there.
 
  


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