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Read only attribute when plugged on a mac

Hi there!
i've got a 250 gigs freeagent external hard drive, ntfs, on a window xp pc, i tried to connect it on a mac to get some data but i can't add anything on it as the drive is seen as "read-only" with that mac.
I tried to select all files and untick the read only attribute in the properties on my pc with no success..but i only have this problem using it with macs for some reasons.. any ideas? help please! thanks!

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You can enable read write access to an NTFS partition using MacFuse a free software available in the internet.
Please go to http://code.google.com/p/macfuse/ and click on the download link and you can get the dmg version of the file.
Also you can have a more faster software here : http://macntfs-3g.blogspot.com/
If you are finding any troubles in installing or using this software please let me know
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