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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    Hi, So I ran the command and I got 20 pages of material, what am I looking for in relation to my HDD issue? Thank you again fro your help. I still don't understand why I am getting this out of the blue..
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    Thank you for your heklp may I ask what dmseg is? I am not familiar with that command, the fdisk program said it was mounted and the thunar file manager shouldnt be sowing the drive at all if its not mounted surely? Plus where did 6.8gb come from??
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    FSTAB for Data drive is th following, Data is the first partition roughly halve the disk, DATA32 is the FAT 32 partition on the second part of the HDD. UUID=1FDA1CEB6049CD2A /mnt/1FDA1CEB6049CD2A ntfs-3g nosuid,nodev,nofail,umask=000,rw 0 0 Now it seems I have access back but it shows as empty...
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    ok sorry for the double post, i thought it didn't post.
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    I'm starting to tear my hair out now, yesterday this drives partition worked fine and now today it has the attached error message saying I/O error, this is nonsense because the other partition on the same HDD is accessible. I was under the impression I/O error messages were hardcore...
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    Correct ISO for Vista Business?

    Seems silly to me, if someone wants to use a old laptop they paid for they'll should be able to. Does the phone registration work 💫 not do you know?
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    Correct ISO for Vista Business?

    Are you serious? Is that permanent then?Is this why XP didn't work either?
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    I can actually delete files now on the ntfs partition, the whole point of making the fat32 was because I cant have write access to the ntfs, why did changing the size of the partition give me the access I should have already had???
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    ok well I am extremely confused now, I just shrunk the ntfs partition, made a new fat32 partition in the space space on the hdd and now it lets me delete files in the origional ntfs partion that I could not delete files from before.. What on earth is going on on..
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    I am confused as to what may have happened then, the only real difference to the setup that might have made a difference is using a partition editor that runs in windows recently however the change in partition in the drive in question was done using gparted. Given the hard drive i question...
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    Hi thank you for your help on this, I have not experienced this issue before, please can you advise how I check to see if it is in use and what I needed to do with regards to user flags?
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    apparently i have ntfs-3g installed.
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    What is this? What do you mean? BTW I still don't understand why if I made this partition in linux in my home user login which is my standard login, why does this show me not having permision?
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    They have mounted correctly for years for me, I just added the following umask=000 and it still didnt work.
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    File permissions changed by themselves?

    Linux mounted that partition automatically, without issue, it was thus a surprise to find I had lost it. Since the weekend at which point it was fine, I now today have tried to use the drive and magically it has gone back to showing all the files and folders with padlocks... So I opened up...
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    Simple games to play at night

    Hi, I'd like to play some simple games at night like cross word puzzles or jigsaws however I am not remotely impressed by the fact you have to read thirty pages of terms and conditions of the free apps on android play store. Is there any way I can use my old smart phone or android pc tablet to...
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    Simple games to play at night

    Hi, I'd like to play some simple games at night like cross word puzzles or jigsaws however I am not remotely impressed by the fact you have to read thirty pages of terms and conditions of the free apps on android play store. Is there any way I can use my old smart phone or android pc tablet to...
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    Correct ISO for Vista Business?

    Would this work for me? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/dell-windows-vista-business-32bit-sp2-reinstallation-dvd/174425880298?hash=item289c97b6ea:g:HhwAAOSwj1hfVggJ
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