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Questions tagged [ntfs]

NTFS (New Technology File System) is the default file system for Windows NT and its derivatives (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003 and 2008).

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C:\Windows.old has a phantom permission, how do I rid myself of it?

I just used Clean Install to reinstall on Windows 10 1809 (big mistake, I know). It's the official refreshed version, but it grants ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permission to C:\Windows.old. This is ...
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Downsides of 8Kb cluster size for NTFS on top of ZVOL?

I am trying to maximize performance of Windows VM on a ZVOL. The official recommendation is that allocation unit size (volblocksize) on the zvol should be aligned with the allocation unit size of what ...
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How can a file created date be in the past?

I have an installation where some of the files that are put onto the file system have Created timestamps in the past. I understand that it is possible to use API calls to modify the Created (and other)...
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How to access Changed file timestamp metadata

I understand NTFS file timestamp metadata includes the following: Created Accessed Modified This data is accessible in the Windows Explorer UI and elsewhere. However, I believe the timestamp ...
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Placing a R-Drive file on FAT32 Usb Drive

I'm having a lot of problems regarding creating a USB Bootable Drive and copying a specific R-Drive file archive. I've got a R-Drive file that contains windows 10 and a bunch of other software that ...
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How to use explorer like functions in Recycle Bin itself?

I have a large folder in the Recycle Bin on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. I cannot restore that folder (too big) but I want to be able to explore it; like open it so I can restore only the files I want. ...
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Windows (with NTFS Usermap in Linux) new files permissions error

Whenever I download an exe file to that partition in Windows, I cannot run it at all. It gives me the error: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the ...
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Deny NTFS permission

How can I deny NTFS permission (permission to Write for some user)? I have to prove it with Get-NTFSAccess, so I can't use Remove-NTFSAccess. I'm using PowerShell.
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Laptop HDD fail, Shows partition but can not copy data, testdisk MBR code fail

I use 2TB HDD in my laptop with 250 GB partition for windows 10 and rest for data storage. I switched my laptop so moved the HDD from old to new laptop and started the system. Windows logo came up but ...
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I need help! I re-formatted my EXT4 Linux install as a Windows NTFS storage medium and now I can't get ANY of my files back [duplicate]

I'm literally crying right now as I had accidentally formatted my Linux hard drive with years of hard work into NTFS and now I can't get anything back! I'm trying TestDisk, but I don't know if it will ...
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External hard disk when trying to mount it says NTFS Signature is Missing

Here is my fdisk output Disk /dev/loop0: 3.7 MiB, 3887104 bytes, 7592 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): ...
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Windows 10 change user folders location on a NTFS mounted volume

I have two drives, on the bigger one I have created a NTFS partition and mounted it on an empty C:\Home folder, and I have changed the location of user folders (Desktop, Documents, Downloads, ...) to ...
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Combined NTFS Permissions & Combined Share Permissions

Can someone please clarify: What happens to combined NTFS permissions? Does the most restrictive permission prevail or the least restrictive permission wins? Is this the same to the combined share ...
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Format a USB Drive CDFS to NTFS

I have some USB Drives that came pre-programmed. They are read-only and are being loaded as a CD Drive (ISO9660 / CDFS). I cannot format the drives via the standard "right-click >> format". I have ...
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Acer Laptop with two disks: second ntfs harddisk become “ESP” Fat32 disk, data gone

I have an Acer A715-71G-706B, two disk ssd+hdd. Recently I needed to connect diffrent hdd in place of laptop's to check it's data. After returning to orginial 1TB hdd I've noticed that my disk ...

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