How do I get Read/Write acces on NTFS drives?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Mac6272, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. Mac6272 macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2007
    Hello all i just bought my new 2.8 imac and im loving it.. except today i converted my hard drive to a portable hard drive which was in my old pc which i store everything on.. now everything works great but i only have Read access to the drive. how do i get read/write access to the disk?
  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5


    Oct 11, 2004
    On the Left Coast - Victoria BC Canada
    Or attach the drive to a machine running Windows and then Share it. Access it over the network. OSX cannot do proper writes directly to NTFS.
  3. Mac6272 thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2007
    okay so i installed macfuse had everything working i was delting somefiles i thought i wouldnt need and no osx is telling me there is no space left on the drive but i have 30 gbs left did i screw this drive up?
  4. aaronw1986 macrumors 68030

    Oct 31, 2006
    What format is the drive? What were you trying to do when it said you were out of space?

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