Member Since: Dec 14, 2010
Location: The countryside
Mac Specs: iMac 21.5, 3.06 GHz Intel core i3, 4GB DDR3, OS X 10.6.5, 1.5 TB HDs'
12-14-2010, 05:10 PM
Originally Posted by chscag
Welcome to the Mac Forums.
Your new iMac has Snow Leopard installed. SL has the ability to read and write to NTFS formatted drives, however, by default that ability is not turned on. You can turn it on with a free utility called "NTFS Mounter" download from here
. I do not recommend the MacFuse NTFS 3G software as it has been known to cause problems.
There is one more option: Paragon NTFS
, a driver from Paragon Software which will enable you to read and write to NTFS. Not free though. $19.95
Thanks for the reply.
Wish i had found this site before i messed around with the HD etc...
Very usefull info.
Will look into the NTFS mounter for future reference too..