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    external hard disk problem in mac.. turned into read only and files not visible but m
    im using iomega external hard disk and Mac OS X 10.5. it suddenly stopped working on Mac then i turned off the NTFS driver and it opened in read only format and now i can see my folders but no files but still memory usage is showing. and in each folder memory showing zero and i could not open hard disk in other OS. how to get my files. how to solve this read only problem. please help

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    Oct 22, 2007
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    Try installing macfuse to see if that brings your read write privileges back
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    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM & 13"MBP 2.9Ghz i7 8GB RAM 10.10.3, iPhone5 & iPad Air 2 iOS 8.3, ATV3
    Im with louishen on this as that is the best option . .

    On a side note, the Mods will move this to a more appropriate forum, as this is only for Apple Rumours and this isn't so look elsewhere
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