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Further to Basile's answer, once you are able to successfully mount the ntfs partition you may need a driver such as ntfs-3g in order to be able to write/copy data from it.
As I commented, the (NTFS) file system was dirty, as the error message was saying. So checking it (on Windows) with a chkdsk command (or the Windows equivalent of fsck) -to clean it- then rebooting Linux could be enough. If you absolutely need Windows with some data shared with Linux, you could consider using an Ext4 (or Ext3) file system (shared with ...
Try checking "Allow unmapped user Unix access". This may change things if the Windows side doesn't know about the osmc account. See https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh509017%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
The solution was to download VirtualBox and to use it to install and run CentOS 7 from within Windows 8.1. This is infinitely more convenient than the dual boot setup. I did have to go into the BIOS settings of the PC and enable "Virtualization Features" before the machine allowed CentOS 7 to install. There were problems involved in the dual boot ...
Part 1 Download Refind, and see the question I asked recently dealing with some of the issues you'll face. Assuming you're using Windows 8.1, you'll want to use the Refind CD-R Image. Be sure to extract the ISO from the zip file, and mount it in Windows 8.1. Note: You need not burn the image as Windows 8.1 supports mounting ISO files now like Linux has ...
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