windows xp recognizing mac partition

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by pavelbure, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. pavelbure macrumors 6502a

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    when i boot into windows xp using bootcamp my mac partition is not there. is there a way to make it appear so windows xp can write files to it or is windows xp incapable of doing this ?
     
  2. arbroathsmokie macrumors newbie

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    Get Mac Drive, and you'll get access to the mac partition
     
  3. rezenclowd3 macrumors 6502a

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    Windows XP and Vista can not read HFS partitions, only FAT32 and NTFS. To get around this, I use HFSExplorer from here: HFS Explorer Link

    The above is free, but Mac Drive is MUCH better.
     

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