NTFS ext HDD doesn't work after ML update

snowmaan

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Sep 29, 2008
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Sooooooo annoying
Have a tonne of data on two drives and after the upgrade and now it no longer works

Not happy, it's getting a bit funny now with my OSX, everythig used to just work, but now things are playing funny

Attached is the error message
I can't reformat this drive, I need to get it to work now, and I had to make it NTFS so I could move large files onto the drive in the first place

Also, my wife's Galaxy Note phone isn't recognized anymore with the new OSX, no matter what I seem to try

Thanks
 

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heisenberg123

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Oct 31, 2010
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Hamilton, Ontario
Sooooooo annoying
Have a tonne of data on two drives and after the upgrade and now it no longer works

Not happy, it's getting a bit funny now with my OSX, everythig used to just work, but now things are playing funny

Attached is the error message
I can't reformat this drive, I need to get it to work now, and I had to make it NTFS so I could move large files onto the drive in the first place

Also, my wife's Galaxy Note phone isn't recognized anymore with the new OSX, no matter what I seem to try

Thanks
did you confirm the drive actually is not the problem by testing it on another PC or Mac?
 

snowmaan

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Sep 29, 2008
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Sydney Australia
Yep sure did, looking at it on my toshiba now

Also remember, it's two drives, one ext seagate drive - 3tb, and one 64gb usb stick
 

maflynn

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May 3, 2009
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Did you contact support for NTFS-3G, since it appears that its a problem with their driver?
 

callan37

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Nov 3, 2011
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I can confirm that paragon NTFS drivers work on Mountain Lion, so that is an alternative if your current drivers don't work
 

snowmaan

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Sep 29, 2008
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Sydney Australia
Thanks guys
No I havent contacted them, nor have I tried to reinstall them

To be honest, I am fairly techie but with this, I was afraid to do this in case I blow away the contents (ie wedding photos on there!)

Where might I start with this one?
Can you direct me to the right file or URL?
I seem to recall there being few options, as I dont recall exactly how I installed it

I did a quick search and I have a note saying to upgrade to tuxera, which seems to be a new "paid option" for a free product I used to have, maybe?
 

SlCKB0Y

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I did a quick search and I have a note saying to upgrade to tuxera, which seems to be a new "paid option" for a free product I used to have, maybe?
Tuxera isn't new, it's been around for a while.

I don't believe you will be able to get ntfs-3g working on ML without some messing around. Since you can get Paragon NTFS for $20, it's probably not worth your time.

Also, both Tuxera and Paragon significantly outperform ntfs-3g in terms of transfer speeds.

http://www.paragon-software.com/home/ntfs-mac/