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NTFS connection restarts Mac

I'm running Mavericks 10.9.2. For some reason, I have this external drive that is NTFS formatted. I have Paragon for Mac so I can write to NTFS. It's always worked fine. Then this past weekend, it ...
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Hard disk space utilization anomaly between two methods

Issue I have an external hard drive formatted as NTFS with a single partition, for which, when I check for properties of disk space it shows, 450 GB used and 6 GB free. If I try to write a 7 GB file, ...
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How to delete .Trashes/* on NTFS drive on Mac?

I installed Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2013.2 on Mac OS X 10.9. I find that /Volumes/<some NTFS drive>/.Trashes/* on a NTFS drive I mounted on Mac cannot be deleted. Any idea? Things I tried in vain: ...
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Format OS X Partition as NTFS from within Windows

I'm currently running Windows 7 Pro, installed via Bootcamp, on my MacBook Air. I never use OS X and I'm running out of space on my Windows partition. If I format the partition which currently ...
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Recover Time Machine partition that turned MBR only instead of GUID

I have one drive that has a NTFS partition, a TimeMachine partition (I guess HFS+) and empty space. The other day, I did one partition more from Windows 8 (bootcamp) and since then, I can't see the ...
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how to view hidden files on an NTFS drive that were copied from a Mac?

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 ...
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Folders on ext. HDD has been replaced with an mp3 file How get the folder Back?

My external hard drive is in NTFS format and I'm using a mac computer. In order to write to the hard drive I'm using "Paragon NTFS for Mac", have been using this for years without any issues, until ...
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Input/output error in OS X but not Linux on NTFS external hard drive

My external hard drive contains a directory. On my Mac I can't see this folder, neither in Finder nor with ls -la. But I know that it exists, since there is no problem with it on Linux. Because I'm ...
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Find out where a file was downloaded from

In Mac OS X, there is a very useful file property called "Where from" which tells you the URL that the file was downloaded from, available via the "Get Info" context menu within the "More Info" ...
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Safe option to handle NTFS on Mac

What are the risks associated with the following methods and which one is the less likely to damage the OS or the drive? Tuxera/Paragon OSX "native" NTFS support (via terminal tweak) Windows Virtual ...
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Writing to NTFS external HD attached to Windows 7 from OSX

I have a Windows 7 computer on which I have an external 3TB HD attached. It is formatted NTFS, which is the way it came. Had I realized the hassles I'm going through, I might have reformatted it ...
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How to fix external USB NTFS hard drive that stopped working in Windows but works in Mac Os X?

I have an external USB 1 TB hard drive which is formatted in NTFS. After copying of large amount of small files it stopped working. Meaning when I connect it to Windows XP or 7 the OS starts to lag ...
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Unable to change access permissions on external ntfs Harddrive

I am fairly new with Linux when it comes to mounting hard drives, so hopefully this is a simple question. I recently purchased a 3TB hard drive that would have read/write access with both Mac and ...
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1answer
711 views

Formating to exFAT (FAT64) w/o loosing data

I recently got a macbook air and I'm trying to make my external HDD to work with it. OSX supports reading from NTFS but unfortunately it doesn't allow writing. I need my files to be accessible on any ...
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Does OS X support disk compression?

I am new to the Mac world. As you may know, NTFS has options to "Compress this drive to save disk space" or "Compress contents to save disk space". I want to know whether OS X supports this feature ...
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Segate NTFS hard disk on Mountain Lion

I have Segate external hard disk which can hold upto 1 TB data. I was able to use this hard disk on my Mac laptop even after upgrading to Mountain Lion. However since last 2 weeks I am not able to ...
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What Unix-like filesystem can easily and safely be mounted on both the Mac and Linux?

For a USB drive I'm looking for a file system (and/or fs creation options) that can be mounted without third-party drivers on both a current OS X (>= 10.7.x) and a recent Linux kernel (say stock ...
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how to mount hard drives for data recovery in ubuntu

I try to mount a hard drive in Ubuntu and get the following error: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). The file system wasn't safely ...
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In OS X, why does one external HD mount as fusefs and another as ntfs?

I'm on a Mac running Snow Leopard with the old/free version of MacFUSE and NTFS-3G. I have one external harddrive that was pre-formatted in NTFS and mounts itself with fusefs, so everything's great. ...
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OS X - read permission on NTFS drive

I'm on OS X Mountain Lion and I try to copy a folder from an NTFS formatted usb drive, which I stored there from a Windows 7 computer. The NTFS drive is mounted as read only in Mountain Lion, which ...
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Write to NTFS drive mounted with SMB in OS X Mountain Lion

I wanna be able to write to an NTFS drive mounted over SMB. I've tried following this guide but when I run diskutil info /Volumes/inetpub (inetpub being the name of the drive) I get Could not find ...
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How to partition a drive so it can be used for Windows and Mac OS X?

I want to use this 2TB hard drive with this hard drive docking station with Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Windows 7. What file system should I choose for the partition? I plan to do the initial partitioning ...
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Use HFS+ or NTFS for Bootcamp-shared harddrive?

I put a second HDD into my MacBook Pro. Now I want to install Windows with Bootcamp and want both OSX and Windows to be able to read and write to that HDD. What I am asking is whether you'd recommend ...
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Can a hp SimpleSave 2TB External Hard Drive be recovered thats possibly been infected by a Mac computer?

A hp simplesave 2TB external HD owner, recently lent it out. When it came back, it couldn't be used with Windows anymore They thought it may have become too full It went to the 2nd person again with ...
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NTFS partition created in OSX won't show up in Windows

I have a 3TB external drive that I recently partitioned and formatted to use to backup all my various computers -- two partitions, one NTFS and one HFS+. I did the initial setup using Disk Utility on ...
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Filesystem compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 and Windows 7

I have a laptop that installed with hackintosh (OSX 10.7) and Windows 7. I already created with 3 partitions with GUID partition table. Mac using Extended (Journaled), and windows 7 using NTFS. The ...
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How do I read and write to NTFS drive on Mac OS Lion

I have tried the following solutions without success: Paragon NTFS Tuxera NTFS http://osxfuse.github.com/ http://macntfs-3g.blogspot.com/2010/10/ntfs-3g-for-mac-os-x-2010102.html All of them allow ...
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How could a directory transform into a Unix file?

I have an NTFS hard drive which I've been reading/writing to on my iMac using NTFS-3G / Tuxera. The reason that it's NTFS formatted is because it came out of my old PC. Its singular function is the ...
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Adding NTFS partition to disk in Windows makes HFS+ partition on same disk invisible in Mac OS X

I've got a USB hard drive that I've been using with my Mac for backups, formatted as one large HFS+ partition. I added a second NTFS partition for similar use with Windows, as follows: Resize HFS+ ...
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How to copy files to read-only NTFS hard drive on a Mac

I want to copy my some files from Mac (Macbook-Air) to a USB external hard drive, formatted as NTFS. How is it possible? Because when I do copy my files from the Mac and go to paste them on the ...
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725 views

Snow Leopard mounts NTFS disk read-only

I can not mount my NTFS disk read-write. I tried ntfsMounter as well as this command: $ sudo mount_ntfs -o rw /dev/disk1s1 foo But they mount as read only: $ sudo mount /dev/disk1s1 on ...
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Tool to maintain/keep track of filesystem content integrity?

I'm looking for a tool to maintain the integrity of a filesystem and it's contents using checksums. Effectively storing a list of checksums/filename pairs somewhere on the filesystem in a way that can ...
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Lost ability to write to NTFS USB disk using MacFUSE and OS X

Up until recently I was able to read and write files from my MacBook Pro to my 1.5TB USB Western Digital HD. I recently lost that ability after a friend copied a folder onto the harddrive from his ...
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Mac OS X - Problems with file permission into NTFS usb drive

I can read/write files within an NTFS external USB drive. I have some problems with large files like AVI/MKV stored on an NTFS external drive. Those files appears greyed into Finder and, always using ...
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How to delete files from NTFS formatted external drive using OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A free utility for NTFS writing on Mac OS X 10.6.5? I have a 1TB external hard drive that I think is formatted for Windows (NTFS?) but I have a Mac. Right now I can ...
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Restoring ASR/Disk Utility NTFS image on OS X

I used the OS X (10.6.7) Disk Utility to make an image of an NTFS partition/volume. The resulting DMG file was imagescanned. Now, when I come to try to restore the image to a new partition on the ...
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475 views

Writing to NTFS (Win2008) from Snow Leopard & External HDD's [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A free utility for NTFS writing on Mac OS X 10.6.5? I'm a MacOS newbie so apologies if this is a dumb question. I currently have an iMac running Snow Leopard and a ...
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OSX Finder: Big file count problem / File Limit problem

Now I deleted question like that.. earlier because I thought deleting of .DS_Store would help... But I still have a hard to live with big file count in one directory. Don't ask me why everything is ...
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Mac OS X read/write NTFS support

I am trying to get read/write support for NTFS drives, under Mac os 10.6. I have tried to use NTFS 3G, but it seems it does not support 64 bit kernels. I was unable to change my Mac's Kernel to 32 ...
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External HDD - filenames not showing

I've an external HDD with NTFS. I was playing an avi file on OSX 10.6.4 using it. After I closed the avi file, I found out that the folder in which the file was stored was neither accessible through ...
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594 views

NTFS hard drive not mounted, how to reformat to Journaled HFS+ and keep data

I have recently connected a 2nd internal hard drive to my mac; this has alot of my work on it. When i look in disk utility it says it isnt mounted. How do i reformat the drive to Journaled HFS+ and ...
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1answer
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format ntfs to Journaled HFS+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: mac: ntfs hard drive not mounted, how to reformat to Journaled HFS+ and keep data I have recently connected a hard drive to my mac pro and im not able to use it because ...
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How to access external HDD with NTFS from my iMac for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A free utility for NTFS writing on Mac OS X 10.6.5? Is there a way to access (read/write) my external HDD with NTFS file system from my iMac (10.6.5) for free ? I know ...
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A free utility for NTFS writing on Mac OS X 10.6.5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy files to read-only NTFS hard drive on a Mac Coming from Windows (Vista/7), I have a few NTFS formatted Hard Drives. Are there any programs to make OS X ...
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Recover Files From Formatted HFS+ Partition

I offered to help a friend of mine with his computer, and it turned out to be a bit more complicated than I first thought. He originally came to me asking me to recover some of his files from his ...
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Can't rename/move files from OSX that were copied from NTFS

I recently had data recovered and it was sent back to me on what I think is an NTFS drive. I copied all the files over to a file share I have on a Linux box, that's ext4. Now I have that share ...
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Can I stop OSX from creating .DS_Store / ._blah files everywhere on NTFS? [duplicate]

These files really get on my nerves. Can I make OSX not create them somehow? (._blah are only created on NTFS external disk, .DS_Store are created everywhere)
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I used my ntfs formatted hard drive, copied files from a Mac using a bridge program, but now I can't see any of the files on my PC help?

I used my NTFS formatted hard drive, copied files from a Mac using a bridge program, but now I can't see any of the files on my PC help? I brought it from home, (NTFS hard drive) found that it was ...
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On a Mac, how can I find all files on a NTFS partition that have the same name, given case *in*sensitivity?

Here's the deal, I have a huge mess of files on an external drive that is formatted as NTFS. I wish to copy all of these files onto my MacBook Pro. NTFS, like sane filesystems, is case sensitive. HFS ...
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468 views

NTFS on the mac - worth paying for?

I currently use ntfs-3g on my mac to be able to write to NTFS-formatted drives. I have seen two commercial alternatives that boast better performance and more advanced features - Tuxera (a commercial ...