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Hi,

I got a WD Elements 1tb external hard drive, now it works fine with my pc running windows but if i plug it in my girlfriends macbook i only can read files i think i cant put data on the hd from the macbook, whats wrong? how i fix this?

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Macs and PCs use different file systems. Macs natively can read Windows NTFS file systems, but not write to them.

Reference this article:
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lif...-mac-os-x.html
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