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    i3rYs0n
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    External harddrive can only read, can't write to the drive. Do i have to format?
    I have a USB 2.0 external 120 gig hard drive. How do i gain read AND write access to the drive?

    Do i have to format it, because it's currently NFTS.

    Help please, and thanks in advance
    Bryson

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    External harddrive can only read, can't write to the drive. Do i have to format?
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    If the drive is mounted, check the permissions of the drive. You said that it is nfts, if this is a network drive, check to see if the drive is read/writable from the server.

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