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Title: Can't see internal drive when using Ubuntu's LiveUSB
ID: /2019/03/03/Can_t-see-internal-drive-when-using-Ubuntu_s-LiveUSB
Created: March 3, 2019    Edited:  June 12, 2020
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Two things need to be done:

Create empty space on Windows

The first step is to allocate enough space for Ubuntu. With your 250 GB drive 50 GB to 100 GB could be a good balance for Ubuntu.

In Windows 10 start menu type β€œDisk Management” and a screen like this appears:

Win 10 Disk Management.png


Turn off Fast Startup

When you boot your computer Windows 10 has a feature to speed up the boot process. This feature though makes it impossible fir Ubuntu to access Windows (NTFS) partitions because they are β€œlocked”.

In Windows 10 click the start menu and type β€œPower Options”. In the screen that appears click Choose what the power buttons do:

Win 10 Fast Startup.png

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