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Wannabe Geek


# 256037 11-Sep-2019 16:03
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I have Mint 18.3 & Windows 10 pro installed on my Dell 17" laptop with an intel core i7 8th generation CPU, everything is good, but there is one puzzlement.

 

If I use a USB stick on Linux, and then use the same stick on Windows, I get a notification that I should scan the USB stick. If I scan it no faults are found.

 

Does anyone have an idea why Windows is behaving like this?


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Ultimate Geek


  # 2315164 11-Sep-2019 17:26
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Google around for umount Linux bit flags and see if syncing, unmounting and ejecting from the terminal leads to the same behaviour.



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Wannabe Geek


  # 2315296 11-Sep-2019 23:22
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The USB sticks are unmounted from Linux, & unplugged. Linux is closed, rebooted into Windows, then when the USB stick is plugged in again the notification comes up. It happens with Windows 7 & 10.

 

It is just a nuisance, but can be ignored.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2316476 12-Sep-2019 12:33
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Lurking.
I've got a sim USB with mint18.3 which I dual boot off w8.1.
When ever I load windows it asks me to reformat the stick.
I just ignore it but worry someone else will helpfully click on reformat.





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Wannabe Geek


  # 2317450 13-Sep-2019 23:08
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I think I may have the answer.

 

I have most of my software on a 32GB Lexar USB 3 stick. I copied all the files, then I made a new partition table, & formatted it NTFS instead of the standard Fat32.

 

Replaced the files, all done in Linux Mint. I then tested it in Windows 10 & Windows 7. No notifications!!


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