[Nottingham] Locating NTFS errors

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Tue Jan 13 10:26:19 UTC 2009


> I dual boot with vista and one of my ntfs partitions (vista's C drive)
> has got a disk error. Running vista's chkdsk isn't repairing it so I
> wonder if there is a way I can locate which files are corrupt using my
> Ubuntu install and delete them?

What error message from where suggests a file/disk problem?

Might you actually have a problem with the HDD itself or with a bad
sector? Try a HDD diagnostic check and a surface scan?

Back up your data FIRST!

Good luck,

Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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