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Windows 7: Deleted files whenever I boot to Windows

15 Nov 2015   #1

Windows 8.1 64 bit
Deleted files whenever I boot to Windows

Hi guys,

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7. I have a separate NTFS partition for my personal files (music, photos, etc).

I have files working perfectly in Ubuntu, then I go to Windows and they are not longer there, then go back to Ubuntu and the files disappeared. Once they were in a .lost directory on Windows (after running chkdsk), but I couldn't recover much.

Is there something I could do? I think it has to do with the disk cache :c


Ps. The fast-startup option is disabled

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15 Nov 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Pretty bold dual booting and sounds like sharing a partition with files with the 2 totally different os's

I personally would suggest a old fashion dual boot with totally separate hdd's or sdd's
1 for each os using a device like this Vantec 2.5-Inch Dual Bay Trayless SATA III - 6G Mobile Rack (MRK-225S6-BK): Computers & Accessories
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15 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 8.1 64 bit

I have only the one HD on my laptop :c

But the HD has three separated partitions: one for Windows, one for Ubuntu and one for personal data.
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15 Nov 2015   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Yep I would imagine Linux and Windows are clashing as expected with a shared data partition
Sorry missed the laptop part your system spec's show pc/ desktop also windows 8.1
See the link above my signature to correct the little info you do have there
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