Why does my data get corrupted when accessed from Windows on a dual boot with Ubuntu?

Anonymous November 30, 2011
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I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu Ultimate Edition on my laptop. When I copy data on my other partition, i.e. the D drive in Windows on laptop, and after restarting try to access it from Windows it gets corrupted. Why so? And what’s the solution?

  1. freelancer
    December 7, 2011 at 2:48 am

    Be aware that windows 7 uses "extra" caching capabilities that could be the source of your problem. You have to be a little more specific, though, whether you are trying to copy windows-specific, i.e. ntfs or fat32 data, to a what kind of partition, your D drive, and from where , from an ubuntu-accessed ext2, ext3, or whatnot... please provide more details so I can give you a more correct answer

  2. Anonymous
    December 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    have you tried to copy the same file via usb key and to see if it gets corrupted?

    ext2ifs
    http://www.fs-driver.org/

    EXT2FSD
    http://www.ext2fsd.com/