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ntfsfix - fix common errors and force Windows to check NTFS
is a utility that fixes some common NTFS problems.
a Linux version of chkdsk. It only repairs some fundamental NTFS
inconsistencies, resets the NTFS journal file and schedules an NTFS consistency
check for the first boot into Windows.
You may run
on an NTFS volume if you think it was damaged by Windows or some other way
and it cannot be mounted.
Below is a summary of all the options that
accepts. Nearly all options have two equivalent names. The short name is
and the long name is preceded by
Any single letter options, that don't take an argument, can be combined into a
single command, e.g.
is equivalent to
Long named options can be abbreviated to any unique prefix of their name.
Show a list of options with a brief description of each one.