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All of a sudden, my hard drive has stopped working. I can only view its contents but can't store anything new now. I also can't change its permissions. What is the issue?

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Without a third-party utility like NTFS-3G, OS X can't write to NTFS formatted hard drives. Did you reformat the disk recently or reinstall OS X?

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No, I didn't. I might have reformatted the disk, don't remember doing so though. Didn't reinstall OS X. Any fix now? – HPV Mar 8 '12 at 21:36
@HPV Get MacFUSE and NTFS-3g. – CajunLuke Mar 8 '12 at 21:36
Installed both and restarted. Got the following error. NTFS-3G could not mount /dev/disk1s1 at /Volumes/Expansion Drive because the following problem occurred: dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libfuse.2.dylib Referenced from: /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g Reason: image not found – HPV Mar 8 '12 at 22:27
Now , I can't see my hard drive in finder but here – HPV Mar 8 '12 at 22:30
You should ask a new question about that - it's been awhile since I used MacFUSE or NTFS-3g and I'd never gotten that error. Sorry. If you uninstall the two, will the disk mount again? – CajunLuke Mar 8 '12 at 22:47

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