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oriharel
Sep 11, 2013, 01:46 AM
Hi,
Is there a way to read a Windows formatted disk on a Mountain Lion Mac?
I don't want to format it because I have data I want to save.

Thanks.



satcomer
Sep 11, 2013, 07:31 AM
OS X can natively read (but not write) NTFS.

MisterMe
Sep 11, 2013, 09:00 AM
Hi,
Is there a way to read a Windows formatted disk on a Mountain Lion Mac?
I don't want to format it because I have data I want to save.

Thanks.Formatting is an option, not a requirement. Out of the box, your Mac can read but not write or format NTFS drives. With a NTFS driver such as the free NTFS-3G or one of its commercial alternatives, you may write and format as well as read NTFS drives.