Accessing Time Machine on Windows XP

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by kolax, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. kolax macrumors G3

    Mar 20, 2007
    My Mac is away for repair, so I have to make do with my Windows laptop. I've got MacDrive and plugged in my Time Machine hard drive so I could at least get some of my music and documents.

    However, I can't actually access the Documents, Downloads, Music etc folders - they are just 0KB icons.

    Is there any way at all to get access to these?
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn


    Mar 23, 2005
    Might be a permission problem. I take it you're looking at the initial backup?
  3. kolax thread starter macrumors G3

    Mar 20, 2007
    Yeah - I've got a few backups on it, and each one has the same problem. I don't think it is a permission issue, as it would just deny me access to the folder?

    Instead, it is the Windows 'No Assigned Program' icon and says it is 0KB. I would have thought MacDrive would allow this?

    Or is it the actual stuff inside my Home Folder (which is an actual folder on Windows) aren't folders that Windows understands?
  4. kolax thread starter macrumors G3

    Mar 20, 2007

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