MacDriver alternative for Windows 7?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by questmcoupe, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. questmcoupe macrumors member

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    The current MacDrive doesn't work on Windows 7 so I can't see my external drive. What are you guys using? And how about firewire?
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Doesn't help you right now... but I think Snow Leopard will have this built in

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
  3. Stridder44 macrumors 68040

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    Had this same problem too, but got it solved. Check this thread for help.

    Essentially, you have to use a different Firewire driver than the one that Windows 7 uses. Go into Device Manager to change it. Use the one called legacy driver.

    And use HFS Explorer, as Mac Drive is unfortunately a piece of crap. Thankfully Snow Leopard will have native HFS driver support so you won't have to bother with any of this stuff.
     
  4. questmcoupe thread starter macrumors member

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    Strider, thank you for the info!

    EDIT: Both worked great Thanks!!
     
  5. bli625 macrumors 6502a

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    Snow Leopard will probably only have read support and no write support.
    HFS Explorer is great!
     

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