Read/Write Vista Partition


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I have recently installed 7 and made my Vista partition visible. However, I am unable to write to the partition. Ex) I am able to view a text file on the Vista partition while running 7, but I am not able to modify the text file. Etc with other files. Does anyone have a solution to this? Thanks, Brian
 
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I've had this problem myself with Linux, where I could only gain read-only acess to Windows Vista. It turned out to be because the NTFS partition is mounted as read only through Linux/OSX and I needed to use something called NTFS-3G. I don't know why Windows 7 would do the same though.

Are you able to write to any directory at all on the Vista partition? It could be that some folders permission settings are the problem.
 
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That's it. Silly me, I didn't think to check that. Under 7 I allowed full rights on the Vista partition (Vista F:). For some reason this was applied to all sub folders minus my /Users folder. /Users (by default I guess) was set to read only.

Problem solved.

Thanks

-b
 
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Glad you've got it working :)
 

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