Fix Corrupted Windows NTFS file system with Ubuntu

If you have a Windows box that found it’s NTFS file system corrupted but you do not want to get the issue fixed by rescue disk, you may refer to this article.

To get it done, you may install Ubuntu to your USB drive.
1. Open Terminal Windows.
2. Run the following command,
sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
sudo apt-get install ntfsprogs
3. With these tools, you could access to the Windows partition and fix them.
4. Now, run these command,
sudo fdisk -l
5. Find the device that come with NTFS and run the following command,
sudo ntfsfix /dev/<device name>
device name eg. /dev/sda2

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