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Jun 30, 2017
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Solving the “Read Only” External Hard Drive Problem on Your Mac

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Plugging in a USB hard drive and finding out you cannot write to it is frustrating, but easy to fix. In the newer versions of macOS, you do not even get an error message. Even though the Mac has had a resurgence, Apple users still end up being second class citizens to peripherals makers (just ask anyone who likes mechanical keyboards). So if you are stuck with one of these drives the following steps can get you working. Why is This an Issue? NTFS is the proprietary file system that Microsoft started using back in the NT days. They released it to consumers…

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