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Help mounting Hard Drive on Ubuntu

I need to mount my hard drive on Ubuntu to get some files, but I'm not able to, I tried mounting with Terminal with command "sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda3 /media" but got the following error:

 

NTFS signature is missing

Failed to mount '/dev/sda3': Invalid argument

 

I'm no expert in Linux so if anyone knows how to help me, please be a bit detailed

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I think you can also mount inside the hard drive utility

 

Click the search button top left.  Type Hard Drive.  Find the HDD in question.  And play around with some of the parameters there

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On 10/31/2017 at 7:56 PM, Murilo_A said:

NTFS signature is missing

Failed to mount '/dev/sda3': Invalid argument

This sounds like the NTFS files system driver complaining about not finding the file system header on the device. Are you sure /dev/sda3 is the correct device node?

Can you provide the output of following commands?

sudo blkid
sudo fdisk -l

 

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Do you have windows installed on your PC? If yes turn it on and then restart (It's important do not shutdown restart!) and turn on ubuntu and try mounting that drive. If it mounts then go back to windows and disable hibernation on it.

Computer users fall into two groups:
those that do backups
those that have never had a hard drive fail.

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