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  1. #1

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    Apr 07, 2007
    MAC OSX and Windows NT external drive
    Hi all,
    I've just bought a lovely shiny new mac mini. Tiger will not allow me to write to an external Windows NT formatted drive. Can someone tell me how to change permissions? You can't do it on the view options pane.


  2. #2

    Member Since
    Oct 27, 2005
    If the ext hd is to be shared between a Mac & a PC and you want to be able to write to the drive, AFAIK you need to format it FAT32.

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    Oct 10, 2004
    27" 3.4 Ghz i7 iMac-13" C2D Macbook-OSX 10.10.2 -64Gb iPad 2-64 Gb iPhone 6+-ATV 2-14Tb of Storage
    Correct. The Mac can read NTFS but not write to it.

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