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Old Oct 4, 2010, 06:24 PM   #1
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How do i change my sharing and permissions from read only to write and read?

I cannot put files in my flash drive for some reason. How do I change this setting? My flash drive format is Windows NT File System (NTFS).
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 06:26 PM   #2
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You can't do that because it's formatted as NTFS. Reformat to FAT32, and you will be good to go.
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 06:29 PM   #3
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FAT32
  • Read/Write FAT32 from both native Windows and native Mac OS X.
  • No individual file larger than 4GB.
NTFSHFS
  • Read/Write HFS from native Mac OS X
  • To Read/Write HFS from Windows, Install MacDrive
  • To Read HFS (but not Write) from Windows, Install HFSExplorer
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See below on how to enable writing to NTFS formatted volumes via Mac OS X and NTFS-3G.

Or look above, as that bloody bastard was microts faster than this nice guy.

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FAT32
  • Read/Write FAT32 from both native Windows and native Mac OS X.
  • No individual file larger than 4GB.
NTFS
HFS
  • Read/Write HFS from native Mac OS X
  • To Read/Write HFS from Windows, Install MacDrive
  • To Read HFS (but not Write) from Windows, Install HFSExplorer
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 06:38 PM   #5
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Thank you for sharing that. Saved me a call to apple.
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Or look above, as that bloody bastard was microts faster than this nice guy.
Sometimes us old fossils can still move around pretty quick when we need to!
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Sometimes us old fossils can still move around pretty quick when we need to!
Like those found at Panama Channel I suppose? It only takes three to 17 million cycles I suppose to sometimes get a response here. Am I glad I'm still in my pre-teens. But that will be over soon as I enter my puberty in the coming decade or so. That's when I start to get crazy I suppose, at least my younger sister told me so. Hmm, must be looking for secondary schools now I suppose.


In all honesty, I'm older than I not look, but that is matter of another one of those discussions surrounding virii or maybe those about what is better, bread or sliced cheese.
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