Unable To Mount NTFS External Drive

Have you ever wanted to mount your external drive, but your linux box refused it? Most likely it was caused by you forgot to unplug / disconnect your external drive while you were in windows. Apparently, windows didn’t unplug / disconnect your external drive when it was turned off.

The logic way is restarting to your windows box, then unplug / disconnect your external drive. But it sucks. Why would we need to go to windows? The right way is using ntfsfix.

ntfsfix 

So, if your external drive is in /dev/sdb1, it would be,

ntfsfix /dev/hdb1
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