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Is it possible to transfer files from my mac partition to my pc partition on the same computer while I am running mac os? If it is, how do I go about doing it? If it isn't possible, are there any ways of doing such an action other than using an external HD which I currently do not own. Thanks.
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If your PC partition is FAT32, the file transfer should be a non-issue. Just drag and drop. However, if you have formatted to NTFS, then you will need either the NTFS3G driver (+Macfuse) or install Paragon NTFS for Mac ($30) which enables read/write.
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FAT32 = read+write
NTFS = read only


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