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I've got Windows 7 running on my computer and I would like to partition my D: volume, make it HFS+ but I cannot find any tool that will accomplish this.

Anyone had done this before? Is it possible? I have EaseUS partition tool but it does not support HFS/HFS+.

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I only know of two commercial tools: MacDrive and TransMac. They both have limited time trials to evaluate before you buy.

You could also try a Live CD of GParted, it has HFS support.

Update: a colleague of mine told me you can create a HFS partition with diskpart. Just make sure it's primary and use partition id af (create partition primary id=af).

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Thanks Vlad, I tried trial version of MacDrive but I couldn't format the ntfs volume I suppose it is limited won't let me do it but I will try TransMac it sounds promising. Thanks alot –  Pinchy Feb 20 '12 at 9:12
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@Pinchy - Not sure what couldn't format the ntfs volume means. You want to format an existing NTFS partition as HFS? AFAIK you have to delete the NTFS partition and create a new HFS partition in the free space. –  Vlad Feb 20 '12 at 9:21
    
Well, I didn't delete the partition coz I didn't know I needed to delete the partition to see the format options on the volume. I will try that one too. Thanks again. –  Pinchy Feb 20 '12 at 9:32

You can use Paragon HFS + for Windows, for example. With him will be an opportunity and to read and write.

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This did the trick for me.

Paragon Hfs-Ntfs converter.

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