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Posts Tagged ‘MacDrive’

Accessing Mac Hard Drives from Windows 7/8: Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/01/07

If you want to read  a Mac HFS+ formatted disk from Windows 7/8 then you can use the Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033.

It is a large download (about half a gigabyte, uncompressed 800+ megabyte) of which you need only this file:


When you want to write HFS+, then MacDrive works fine and has a 5-day fully functional trial (so you can verify really large files transfer fine).

The other way around is built in, but not enabled by default. To have a Mac read and write NTFS volumes, you have to edit your /etc/fstab file as explained in will mountain lion read/write to an…: Apple Support Communities to which I added some hyperlinks. Note there are also NTFSFree and OSXFuse (which is the successor of MacFuse). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Apple, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8 | Tagged: , , | 1 Comment »

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