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I have some files on my external NTFS drive that were copied from a Mac using Paragon NTFS. Back in Windows 7, I'm unable to view said files. I believe they exist because they still occupy space on the drive. Also, I don't currently have access to a Mac.

Here's what I've tried so far :
1. Cygwin/Command-Prompt
Tried "ls -a" and "dir /ah" but it doesn't work.
2. Data recovery software
It detects the folders but it's taking forever to "recover" given that these files haven't been deleted in the first place.

I vaguely recall there being certain commands in Command-Prompt that can force such files to reveal themselves. And then it becomes a matter of simple cut/paste to retrieve them.

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It is possible that the files are using alternate data streams to map extended data. I don't remember how to show these in Windows, but you could try looking for ADS. –  Milliways Feb 16 at 11:36
    
I used this but didn't find the folder stored as an alternate stream. –  aditya Feb 16 at 16:22

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OS X can read NTFS volumes, you just have to enable it.
Here is a site that tells you how it can be done Enable NTFS Read on Mac OS X

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This is part of my problem, i.e. I don't have access to a Mac or a computer with OS X installed. –  aditya Feb 16 at 13:56
    
you probably need something like HFSExplorer in that case then catacombae.org/hfsx.html –  vnodkumar1987 Feb 16 at 14:06

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