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Questions tagged [ntfs]

New Technology File System, a data format for storage devices under Microsoft Windows

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A way to clone APFS and NTFS partitions from Mac OS?

I own a MacBook Pro and use dual-boot (MacOS and Windows). My 500gb internal SSD disk is partitioned like this: 400GB APFS volume with MacOS installed 100GB NTFS volume with Bootcamp installed I use ...
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Disk encryption format for external drives that works on both macos and linux

Is there any disk encryption scheme or format that can be used on both macos and linux? Linux cannot read Apple's drive encryption format, and LUKS is not supported on MacOS. I tried using VeraCrypt ...
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Can't see newly created parition (and formatted as ExFat or NTFS) in Bootcamp (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize my Bootcamp partition and finally shrunk my AFPS partition smaller and formatted the new partition to NTFS (and later to ExFAT) in hope to be able to see it in Windows and merge ...
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Lost connection to NTFS external drive in the middle of use, now it won't mount

Problem: I was watching a movie through iTunes and 20 minutes in the movie just stops and says it can't find the file location. I recently moved my iTunes library to my external drive, but I watched ...
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Cannot see ntfs-3g mounted drive files in Finder, but can in Terminal

I use Macports and installed ntfs-3g @2017.3.23 with: sudo port install ntfs-3g I'm able to mount drives with: sudo /opt/local/bin/ntfs-3g /dev/disk2s1 /Volumes/NTFS -olocal -oallow_other However, ...
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Thumbnail preview for search results on NTFS drive

Image file icons are not shown in thumbnail preview when viewing search result. It is shown in thumbnail preview when on NTFS drive, normal browsing, not search result on HFS/APFS drive, either ...
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Boot Win from another computer on mac using external disk and Parallels?

I have Win 7 laptop and mbp. I removed disk from Win laptop and plugged on mbp as external disk. Windows 7 is on NTFS partition. Since I have NTFS for Mac by Paragon I can read/write to that partition....
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Once I’ve lost Icon data stored in Resource Fork saving to NTFS, can those files be repaired?

How can I repair the Icon in Resource Fork from a folder copied to a NTFS disk? I recently backed up my dying SSD onto a NTFS drive using an older Snow Leopard Machine and almost all my data was ...
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Using dd to image a corrupted Windows disk?

What is the proper way to use dd (or anything else - asr?) to create an image of a corrupted yet readable Windows disk? If what I am using (see below) is correct, then is it possible that an image of ...
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NAS sharing SMB

If I use a NAS for file sharing and use SMB do Mac users loose all Metadata capabilities ? Specifically color labeling and the use of Spotlight searching ?
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Terminal not working correctly inside external NTFS drive High Sierra

I would like to write to my NTFS drive that I used to use with a Windows computer. This Hard drive is an external portable hard drive. I have tried to follow this tutorial: and have read this post: ...
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Boot Camp Assistant stuck on creating partition due to EFI formatted as NTFS

Boot Camp Assistant is stuck on ‘create a partition’. I have followed the guide as answered in the question Boot Camp Assistance is stuck on create a partition? but it didn't work after step 8. After ...
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Missing space on GPT drive sharing FAT and APFS volumes

I have a 500GB SSD with a 280GB NTFS volume, and a 180GB APFS container. The output from diskutil and gdisk are below. I resized the NTFS volume to 280GB from 300GB using the disk mgmt MMC in Win7. ...
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How to edit files on/copy to an NFTS external hard drive? [duplicate]

I've got a WD MyBook external hard drive formatted in NTFS with files on it. How can I edit files already on it as well as paste files to it? I've installing Mounty and when I try to re-mount it read-...
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External HDD not properly recognized

Today I connected my external HDD (WD elements) to my MBP and it was not recognised properly. The disk has two partitions, one an NTFS partition with some files and the other a Veracrypt partition. ...
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How to completely uninstall FUSE and ntfs-3g and reset the macOS native USB mounter as the default?

FUSE has not worked for me on macOS 10.13.4 on my MacBook Pro. I have installed osxfuse from home-brew and also installed ntfs-3g and exchanged the default driver with ntfs-3g (Driver which manages ...
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NTFS drive isn't writable even after installing Fuse

I have installed fuse using steps which are linked below in an article. Each and every step was successful but after mounting my WD external drive, still it was not writable. Everywhere I found same ...
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Bootcamp assistant hides partitions to windows?

macBook pro mid 2014, High Sierra, Windows 10, Ubuntu I used Bootcamp assistant to resize one unique partition to make space for Windows NTFS partition, then I used Windows disk manager to resize ...
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How do I Undelete a Bootcamp drive back to NTFS

I have a recently formatted an (MS-DOS)Fat disk inside my mac. The problem is, this was my BOOTCAMP drive formatted in NTFS. I have read a bit on how to use fsck to (undelete) a drive and watched a ...
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How to create exFAT or NTFS RAID 1

I am looking for a way to create a RAID 1 Volume from macOS Sierra with a format that will be readable from both Mac and Linux. Using DiskUtility I can not seem to find a way to format the RAID in ...
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Unable to mount NTFS external HD

I have a 1TB Samsung M3 that I mostly use to read files, and not writing. I've always used it as read-only (the standard way OS X will mount NTFS disks) and never had any problem. However today I had ...
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Finder takes forever to open a directory with a lot of subfolders on NTFS or NAS

On my external NTFS HDD I have my music collection with over 3800 artists in it, which is structured like this: /Music/Artist/Year - Album/, each artist as a separate sub-folder. When I try to open ...
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External USB NTFS drive not recognized in macOS High Sierra

My external USB drive, formatted as NTFS, is no longer being recognized in High Sierra. As soon as I plug it in I get the following error message: I tried running First Aid in Disk Utility but it ...
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Time Machine + PC backup to single external hard drive

Does "backing up" read/write data to a hard drive? I'd like to backup both my Mac (using Time Machine) & my PC to a single 3 TB Seagate external hard drive using the USB port on my wireless ...
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Format a partition to NT and lose access to partition

I have a 2 TB external drive. It contains two volumes (disk2s1 & disk2s2): ~ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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How should I recover my NTFS partition that I have accidentally deleted on my Mac

I have a 2 TB external HDD that was divided in 2 partition: First partition: 280 GB Second partition: 1720 GB I accidentally delete the second partition. Here are several steps that I already did; ...
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Can't see external HDD partition in Disk Utility

I have a TB external HDD divided in 2 partition: First partition: 280 GB Second partition: 1720 GB Initially, both partitions were NTFS. Then, I formatted the first partition to macOS Extended FS, ...
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SanDisk SSD Extreme 500 not detected by macOS High Sierra

I have an external SSD device which is randomly mounted in my MacBook Pro with macOS High Sierra (anyway, I had this problem even in Yosemite, it is not OS related). I've formatted the SSD with ...
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Paragon NTFS app version problem, how to update?

I have a little problem (not me, a friend). He bought a 1TB HDD with some service files, including Paragon NTFS 11.3.11 (he bought this HDD with his Mac, which shipped with Mac OS X version 10.10 or ...
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Can macOS High Sierra write to NTFS external drives?

I have updated my MacBook Pro to macOS High Sierra 10.13. I previously used Paragon NTFS but now it's not working so I uninstalled it. However I noticed I can still read and write to my external hard ...
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Resized Boot Camp partition from within Windows - Mac HDD with OS X is no longer bootable

I decided to Resize my Boot Camp partition so I freed up 100GB from OS X and used EaseUS to "merge" my C:\ drive on Windows with that 100GB floating space (yes it was a mistake..) Upon restarting, ...
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After upgrading to High Sierra NTFS format mobile HDD fails to load

I encountered a problem after upgrading to High Sierra. I have a mobile hard drive which is NTFS formatted (USB 3.0). When I connect my hard drive to the computer, it doesn't appear in Finder. It can ...
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How to read/write from/to a NTFS formatted External HDD on MacOS high Sierra?

With the introduction of APFS in MacOS high sierra I am unable to read/write from/to my external HDD which is formatted in NTFS. I need this case because I regularly switch between windows and mac and ...
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Can you read and write from and to APFS under High Sierra to FAT external hard-drives?

Like many I have backups on external hard-drives, some are in HFS and others are in FAT32 or NTFS. What happens to those backups with APFS ? I won't be able to access, read and write to or from them ...
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Tuxera NTFS and High Sierra

I just installed High Sierra Developer Beta 8 on my 2015 Macbook Pro and I haven't been able to make Tuxera NTFS work with it. A few searches on Google seem to indicate that it does work with High ...
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Cannot rename into certain file names on NTFS

I have a strange problem. I have an external NTFS disk, and would like to rename a file. However, when I try to rename it in Finder, I get "Error -36". In the Terminal, I get mv: failed to access '...
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Block level copy a NTFS data drive in a Mac Pro to a new, empty drive

Is there a way I can perform a block level copy of an NTFS data drive (used in Parallels) to a new empty drive? The source drive is a 750GB NTFS formatted drive used for backing up files from a ...
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Seagate NTFS “image not recognized”

Recently bought a seagate backup plus HDD, and cannot write via MBP. I can see it in disk utility and USB device tree. Under disk utility I can successfully use first aid but still cannot copy files ...
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1TB NTFS Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external HD won't mount on Mac Mini

I've been using my 2.5" 1TB external GoFlex HD on my Mac and it has been running pretty fine until last week when it stopped mounting out of the blue. BTW It is NTFS-formatted because from time to ...
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How do I uninstall Tuxera NTFS?

I wanted to remove the NTFS support I installed using Tuxera NTFS. When I checked out my preference pane, the option seems to have been greyed out. How do I uninstall it now? I tried disabling it but ...
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mount NTFS for read/write failed, it worked before upgrading to 10.12.4

I was able to mount NTFS drives for both read and write in OS X 10.12.3. But in 10.12.4, it failed In this example, I used the OS X native NTFS driver. (I used NTFS-3G on Mac before but it was too ...
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How to mount VeraCrypt full disk encrypted volume in read write mode under macOS?

I am able to mount VeraCrypt full disk encrypted volume under macOS Sierra, but I am not able to write to it. The VeraCrypt disk shows read-only as false, but I don't have permission to write. The ...
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How can I configure write-enabled auto-mounting of NTFS drives?

I am using macOS Sierra 10.12.3 I'm new to Macs and just encountered the problem, that Macs don't open ntfs formatted external drives by default. Well, since I am not new to linux, I just added the ...
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Copy single file with I/O errors

I would like to copy a file from one disk (HDD with filesystem NTFS) to another (SSD with ExFAT, if it matters). The problem occurs in the middle of the copy process, showing me the following message: ...
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How to enable NTFS 3G? [duplicate]

It is a common issue Mac users, when you try open NTFS external storage you allowed only read mode. And of course there are some solution. One of them it is NTFS 3G - free alternative. I followed ...
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Restore files after changing disk format from NTFS to HFS+

My friend had an external drive with NTFS format. She started using iOS, so she formatted it to HFS+ using iOS Disk Utilities. She had realized her mistake and unplugged the drive just after ...
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Rsync re-copying all files

I use ParagonNTFS on my Mac that I can write to ntfs drives. I have two very large NTFS drives that I try to keep in sync. I'd like to be able to do this quickly with rsync: rsync -rvh --delete /...
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State of NTFS Support at OSX 10.9.5

I acquired an external hard drive that came preformatted with NTFS. My MAC quietly mounted it read only. After some conversations with google, I discovered that MAC couldn't write NTFS by default, but ...
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NTFS partition on external HD not recognized or mounted on El Capitan or Sierra, even with latest Paragon or Tuxera

I have a mid-2013 Air 11" with El Capitan just upgraded to Sierra. I have an external Seagate USB 3 HD with GUID partitioning scheme, an HFS+ partition I boot off, and an NTFS data partition. The HD ...
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NTFS Read/Write Broken Under El Capitan? [duplicate]

I'm trying to enable macOS El Capitan's built in read/write support for NTFS, but it doesn't seem to be working. First of all; I'm aware it's not the fastest, and no officially supported, but my needs ...