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    Hey guys,

    I recently installed OSX86 for my first time, and I've been having a problem. I have two HDDs on my system, one is a 320gb Samsung drive that I dual boot OSX and Win7, and the other is a WD 500gb storage drive.

    My problem is that the storage drive is read only in OSX, I can't modify any of the files on the drive.

    Suggestions?



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    Bump! Come on guys?

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    Most likely it's in NTSF format since you used it in Windows. The Mac doesn't support that format and can only read from it. You can either reformat the drive to Mac OS format (you will lose the data), or install a third party plugin to read and write to NTSF from OS x.

    I used to use NTFS-3G for Mac OS X. Good luck.

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    or use paragon
    Last edited by swordsman; 11-26-2010 at 11:24 AM.
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    There are a few solutions.

    1) There is a package called NTFS-3G. Download and install it. Unmount, and then remount your NTFS drive. Download it here: NTFS-3G at Tuxera

    2) There is a paid package called Paragon, as swordsman mentioned, here: PARAGON Software Group - NTFS for Mac, communication channel between Mac OS X and Windows
    Last edited by Kamikengen; 12-03-2010 at 01:03 AM.


 

 

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