External hard drive (USB) with Windows/Leapard?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Bernie Steak, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. Bernie Steak macrumors newbie

    Nov 9, 2007

    Probably a really stupid question, but I'm going to go ahead and ask anyway.

    I currently have two disks in my beast of a PC, one with the windows OS and applications on it, the other with my documents on.

    If I use bootcamp to get Windows and Leapard on my iMac, will they both happily be able to read and recognise the "documents" disk if I were to use it in a nice USB caddy as an external hard drive?

    It would make life SO much easier if they would, in terms of switching and using files for Windows?

    Thanks in advance.

    * edit *

    It's a 300gb NTFS formatted hard drive.
  2. Bernie Steak thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 9, 2007
    OK, think I've gotten this now?

    NTFS can be read, but not written by the Mac OS, BUT I could install this little thing: http://code.google.com/p/macfuse/ and that should make it all work both ways.

    Am I right?

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