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The disk contains an unclean file system

Posted on: Jun 17 2014 Category :Linux > Ubuntu Views: 1040 | Subscribe

Long story short, everytime I had my second internal hard drive (no OS, simply used it as a media drive to store music, videos, pics, etc) it would corrupt my installation on Windows (I ONLY had Windows installed, I don't and never have used Ubuntu on this comptuer) so I reformatted my main drive with Windows 8 and just kept my secondary drive unplugged. But now I really need the data on that, so to protect my current drive and data, I unplugged my main drive, plugged my media drive back in and booted into Ubuntu off my flash drive. I keep trying to mount my media drive to recover that data then reformat it, but I keep getting Quote:Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda1: Command-line `mount "/mnt/5CAA8184AA815B80"' exited with non-zero exit status 14: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0).Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount.Failed to mount '/dev/sda1': Operation not permittedThe NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please resume and shutdownWindows fully (no hibernation or fast restarting), or mount the volumeread-only with the 'ro' mount option.I've read around the forums and eventually realized its windows stupid fast boot causing the problem, and I have to boot back into Windows and turn fast boot off. Problem is this drive doesn't have Windows 8 on it, and if I plug my drive with Windows 8 back in I can never boot into Windows, it just corrupts the entire installation. How can I recover my data from Linux now? I've tried adding "remove_hiberfile" to the boot options but nothing happens. Any ideas? Thanks, I really appreciate it. This makes me fed up with Windows all over again and this media drive will definitely have Ubuntu on it when this is all over.

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