Changing permissions on an external hard drive that is formatted for Windows

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by ToddJ, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. ToddJ macrumors 6502

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    I had a Windows based PC a couple of years ago that had crashed. So recently i tried to put the files from my old hard drive from my Windows computer to my Mac. In order to keep track of what i have copied and what I haven't i thought it would be good to delete the stuff of my windows hard drive once it was copied. However, it doesn't let me delete anything of the Windows drive since it is set to read only. Is there a way around this? i've tried everything i can think of, but haven't found a soluti
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    As Mac OS X can't write to NTFS formatted volumes, a third-party solution is needed.

     

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