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Reading an Apple hard drive in windows XP

  Date: Nov 29    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 371
  

I am trying to recover some data from an external hard drive that was
used on an Apple computer. I have used some of my data recovery
software and can now see that some data exists, but of course it is not
readable. Paragon Partition Manager says it is a GPT Volume, and the
File system is Apple HFS.

Do any of you know if there is a reader or converter available to allow
me to access this data without plugging the drive into an Apple computer?

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Answer #1    Answered On: Nov 29    

There is a utility called Mac-see which I found using google that seems to
be still available. I used it over 10 years ago when my daughter studied
graphic arts.

With clean data she was able to work on the Mac at the college lab and bring
it home on a floppy or zip disk to continue working on her PC at home.

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Nov 29    

HFS and HFS+ can be read under Ubuntu. This guy solved the problem by using
Wubi:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbK1p6RF_Y8

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Nov 29    

Excellent solution! I wish Ubuntu had been available 10 years ago when
I needed this capability.

 
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