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Firewire Drive has become Read Only


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Could someone please let me know how to change the Read Only status of one of my firewire partitions?
The other one is fine but when I use Apple+I to change the status - the Read and Write option is greyed out.

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First make sure you hit the little lock icon underneath to authenticate your username before adjusting the permissions...

If that doesn't work...

Did you format ever it on a PC running XP? It could have made it into an NTFS partition which is read-only on OSX.

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First make sure you hit the little lock icon underneath to authenticate your username before adjusting the permissions...

If that doesn't work...

Did you format ever it on a PC running XP? It could have made it into an NTFS partition which is read-only on OSX.
Thank you - that did the trick.
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