Manual Reference Pages - NTFSFIX (8)
ntfsfix - fix common errors and force Windows to check NTFS
ntfsfix [options] device
ntfsfix is a utility that fixes some common NTFS problems.
NOT 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
ntfsfix 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
ntfsfix accepts. Nearly all options have two equivalent names. The short name is
- and the long name is preceded by
--. Any single letter options, that dont take an argument, can be combined into a
single command, e.g.
-fv is equivalent to
-f -v. 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.
Show the version number, copyright and license
There are no known problems with
ntfsfix. If you find a bug please send an email describing the problem to the
ntfsfix was written by Anton Altaparmakov, with contributions from Szabolcs Szakacsits.
ntfsfix is part of the
ntfsprogs package and is available from:
The manual pages are available online at:
|ntfsprogs 2.0.0 ||NTFSFIX (8) ||January 2006 |
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