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Old Sep 11, 2013, 01:46 AM   #1
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Reading a Windows formatted disk

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.

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Old Sep 11, 2013, 07:31 AM   #2
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OS X can natively read (but not write) NTFS.
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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.
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