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How to access your Windows drives from Ubuntu

March 4, 2009 1 comment

If you want to access your NTFS Windows drives follow these instructions:

  1. Make sure you have internet access (see the network icon on the top right)
  2. Open the “Applications” menu and select “Add/Remove…”
  3. In the listbox on the right select: “Show All Available Applications”
  4. Search for “NTFS” and select “NTFS Configuration Tool”. Click OK to install it
  5. Run the configuration tool under Applications > System Tools > NTFS Configuration Tool
  6. Select “Enable write support for internal device”. Click OK to set it up.
  7. Once you reboot you will find your windows disks under /media (you can access that from Places > Computer > File System > media).
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