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question how to delete ntfs file in Ubunto or Puppy

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  • Started 5 years ago by jimdays
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jimdays
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I am very new at this and just want to run a live Linux cd to delete Windows xp viruses on my ntfs D drive. There is an article at
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-computer/
but I am confused about one thing. How to mount the drive when Windows did not shut down cleanly. This is explained in the above article, but I am wondering if someone can re-explain it in different words. What exactly am I supposed to type to be able to see my drive if it cannot mount?
Also, is the latest version of Linux the best to use, or should I use something like Puppy Linux. I have 256k of Ram and I want to run the CD in the live mode just to delete Windows viruses on my ntfs D drive, and then boot back into Windows. The Windows C drive I can restore from a Ghost DVD.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i think if you use puppy it mounts everything for you but i'm not sure about nfts but i know it seen all of my linux partitions when i have used it

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