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Old 04-04-2004, 09:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy Windows partition & access

I'm running Mandrake on a dual boot with Windows XP. Anyway, i can access the XP partitions fine(read-only), but how do i enable Read/Write.

I've tried using Root, & i've had at look at a few settings but no joy.

Old 04-04-2004, 09:10 PM   #2
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read write is only possible with vfat or dos partitions.

WinXP is NTFS which is read only at the moment.
Old 04-04-2004, 09:13 PM   #3
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ahhhh...... roger that

Yep, you just jogged my memory, i remember reading that..... sorry for the post guys.

Cheers mate!


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