chrishoffman — 2014-09-02T06:50:07-04:00 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/195530/how-to-convert-a-mac-formatted-drive-to-a-windows-drive/
Macs format drives with Apple’s HFS+ file system, which Windows won’t recognize or access without third-party software. Macs may also create a protected EFI partition on these drives that you can’t delete with the usual disk-partitioning tools.
andreyoliveira — 2014-09-02T08:50:40-04:00 — #2
If you wish to read and write HFS+ natively on Windows, download the package "Boot Camp Support Software" on Apple's website, extract the drivers from the "AppleHFS" in your system32\drivers folder and merge the lines below in your registry.
-- BEGIN --
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
"Group"="System Bus Extender"
-- END --
geek — 2014-09-02T14:07:18-04:00 — #3
Interesting! We are going to check into that.
andreyoliveira — 2014-09-02T14:26:17-04:00 — #4
When you install windows in bootcamp on Mac is possible to read HFS + using it. My comment is brief, but there are full articles in the web about how make this in a ordinary PC.. Sorry for my english.
dik_b — 2014-09-02T21:52:59-04:00 — #5
I have happily used UFSexplorer for several years. I use it to access mostly Linux and BSD formatted drives from various NAS boxes. It is available for Windows, Apple, BSD and Linux. The partitioning schemes accessible with it include FAT (all versions). NTFS for Windows, HFS+ for Apple, EXT2,3,4, ReiserFS, JFS, and XFS under Linux and both UFS and UFS2 under BSD. No plugins needed, nothing extra to buy except if you require access to RAID. Yes it will rebuild a RAID volume and allow you to recover things. While the RAID portion is an extra 25 Euros, the standard recovery software has come down form 55 Euros to 40 Euros. I paid the higher amount several years ago and feel well served by the value received.
The try before you buy thing here is to let you see what is there but is all look and no recovery. Pay to play but worth the money.
jensunami — 2014-09-10T20:52:25-04:00 — #6
Yeah! Thanks for this. Solved my problem perfectly
system — 2014-09-12T06:50:14-04:00 — #7
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