document updated 14 years ago, on Mar 26, 2009When mounting NTFS partitions in Linux or in Ghost.exe, sometimes it'll say "dirty bit set" or something like that, and suggesting rebooting into the drive.
What happens if 1) that drive isn't bootable, or 2) you don't WANT to boot into the drive for some other reason? Any one of these will work:
- connect to an existing Windows machine, and run chkntfs or chkdsk /f
- connect to an existing XP machine, right-click on the drive > Tools > Check > enable 'automatically fix system errors' > Start