Macdrive 10.MacDrive 10 Pro

Macdrive 10.MacDrive 10 Pro

 

Macdrive 10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The most trusted solution for accessing Mac disks on Windows.MacDrive 10 Standard – MacDrive

 

MacDrive trial details Full feature set. Time-limited: 5 days. Windows System Requirements Runs on Windows 10//8/7 and Server MacDrive does not support Apple Fusion drives. Compare MacDrive 10 Pro and Standard. View Mac disks in Explorer or the App. MacDrive 10’s Disk Management Window displays any Mac disk mounted to your PC and gives you quick access to all of MacDrive’s features. Open and edit your Mac files from the new window or access them direct from Windows Explorer or your favorite software. MacDrive has built a reputation on blazing fast read/write speeds and unparalleled data security. Frequently Asked Questions STEP 1: General MacDrive checks. If you have just installed MacDrive for the first time, please make sure that you have STEP 2: Check that your drive setup is supported. Disks with multiple partition types: MacDrive will only work with STEP 3: Check that Windows.

 

Macdrive 10.MacDrive 10 Pro – OWC Software Store

Frequently Asked Questions STEP 1: General MacDrive checks. If you have just installed MacDrive for the first time, please make sure that you have STEP 2: Check that your drive setup is supported. Disks with multiple partition types: MacDrive will only work with STEP 3: Check that Windows. MacDrive trial details Full feature set. Time-limited: 5 days. Windows System Requirements Runs on Windows 10//8/7 and Server MacDrive does not support Apple Fusion drives. Compare MacDrive 10 Pro and Standard. View Mac disks in Explorer or the App. MacDrive 10’s Disk Management Window displays any Mac disk mounted to your PC and gives you quick access to all of MacDrive’s features. Open and edit your Mac files from the new window or access them direct from Windows Explorer or your favorite software. MacDrive has built a reputation on blazing fast read/write speeds and unparalleled data security.
 
 
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Here you can find answers to some of the most common MacDrive questions, as well as view recent changes to MacDrive. If you have just installed MacDrive for the first time, please make sure that you have restarted the computer. If you ignore the restart prompt after installing, Mac disks will not be available until the next reboot.

This is because our drivers will need to load at the next time Windows boots. Please make sure you are using the latest version of MacDrive before proceeding. In many cases, updating to the latest version will take care of the issue you are experiencing. Disks with multiple partition types : MacDrive will only work with disks containing exclusively Mac-partitions. It will not work with disks containing multiple partition types e.

Encryption and Fusion: MacDrive also does not support encrypted disks e. Both of these drive types require additional software to be used, and for that reason, require the Mac OS. To access the Windows Disk Management console, please do the following:. If the drive is not present, please contact the drive vendor for assistance getting your drive recognized as a hardware device on your computer. Mediafour Technical Support is not able to troubleshoot hardware, driver, or connectivity problems, but some issues can be resolved by choosing a different port on your computer, using a different cable, checking for loose connections, connecting directly rather than through an intermediate device such as a USB hub , or, if your drive allows it, trying a different connection type.

Another possible cause is file system corruption. To repair such corruption, please try the following solutions:. Note: In versions older than MacDrive 9, it is not possible to check a Mac disk unless it is mounted assigned a drive letter. MacDrive 9 includes a new repair tool which will check for unmounted Mac disks.

If the affected Mac disk does not appear in the list of disks to check, or if you are using MacDrive 8 or prior, we recommend taking the disk to a Mac to check the disk for problems e. Disk Utility included with the Mac OS. Both are quality, 3rd-party disk repair utilities that may be able to recover the damage file system and the data within. Mediafour software activation FAQ. Once you have downloaded and installed your software, you will typically need to activate it using your serial number if you are not prompted during installation.

Before the software is activated, it may function as a free trial. You can also use the Activate MacDrive option in MacDrive Quick Start available via the taskbar icon, or, you will be prompted when you start your computer.

You can activate through an internet connection right away by entering your serial number. If you do not have internet access, you will automatically be given other options to activate.

Follow the steps provided in the activation wizard. You can activate via a website form on another computer, or, activate by phone. Yes, you can do so by deactivating the software. This uses an Internet connection to unlicense the software and notify our activation server that the software can be reused. For all about MacDrive deactivation, please read this Knowledgebase article. The activation code is a time sensitive, one use code that is generated as a part of offline activation. If you are being asked for an activation code, follow the on-screen instructions carefully and you will be able to generate one, using either a webform on any web-capable device or by phone.

Either method requires a computer ID which is also displayed in the window. This means there is something wrong with what you have entered and the software does not recognize it. Please make sure to copy exactly from your order confirmation email. Your serial should be in this format:. What do I do?

Typically, this is a firewall, proxy, or other network security that is the problem, or a temporary problem with your Internet connection. Immediate self help is available through our searchable Knowledgebase and checking our interactive Forums. If you need the assistance of our support team, please contact us. Please have your serial number when contacting us. Extending a free trial of Mediafour software. Mediafour Support cannot reactivate free trial versions on a computer once they have expired, nor extend the time of a free trial.

You are welcome to use the free trial version on another computer, or, purchase the software through our web site , or a retail store.

Mediafour software products come with a day money back guarantee. GPT and MacDrive. MacDrive fully supports GPT partitioning for fixed disks. Fixed disks can include internal hard drives, but can also include portable devices such as external hard drives which connect via USB, FireWire, etc. No additional software is needed to access a Mac-formatted disk that is GPT partitioned.

You can simply connect the disk to your computer, and MacDrive will be able to access the disk and assign it a drive letter. Please make sure to migrate any data from the device as repartitioning it will erase all data. Then, select Disk Utility. Connect the removable device in the left panel. Then, press OK, then Apply. You will be asked to confirm the change; press Partition to proceed. The result will be a Mac-formatted removable device that can freely be used on Macs, or in Windows with MacDrive.

Devices with multiple partition types i. Dual-formatted hard disks, or devices with multiple different partition types, are not supported. Neither Windows nor MacDrive will be capable of working with a drive configured in this manner. This Knowledgebase article does not apply to Mac computers running Boot Camp. The partition configuration of the system hard disk on a Boot Camp system is fully supported.

Troubleshooting installation failures. If you cannot resolve the issue, please contact our support team to continue troubleshooting. Be sure to include as much detail as possible about the installation problem: what you see occur, when the problem happens, and the exact failure behavior such as the full exact text of any errors you see.

Please include your serial number when contacting us. MacDrive 9 can be used for a five day trial period without activating. After that time, the software must be activated in order to continue using the features of MacDrive.

Activating requires a valid MacDrive 9 serial number. If you have not yet purchased MacDrive, please visit our online store to purchase. You can also purchase an upgrade from a prior version of MacDrive. You can use the serial number, along with the computer ID displayed on this screen, to activate on our web site. There are two activation forms depending on which product and version of Mediafour software you have:.

The activation wizard will always give you the correct link for your version. We recommend using the URL from the activation wizard for that reason. Using the webform, you will receive an activation code that you can use to activate MacDrive. We are happy to assist you with activation.

You may also submit a support ticket and we will send you an activation code via email. Please be sure to include your serial number and computer ID. The same steps will work to activate MacDrive 7 and 8. Please note that you will need a serial number for that version; for example, a MacDrive 9 Standard serial number can be only used to activate MacDrive 9 Standard, and will not work to activate other versions, such as MacDrive 9 Pro, MacDrive 8, or MacDrive 7.

You will need the original full installer for these programs. In some cases, you may wish to deactivate your MacDrive installation — to unlicense MacDrive and make the license available to be used again. There are two methods that you can use to deactivate MacDrive 9. This requires an Internet connection. During uninstall: MacDrive 9, if activated through the Internet, automatically deactivates during normal uninstallation in the Control Panel.

No special steps are required. If no Internet connection is available, the installation will proceed without deactivating MacDrive. Regardless of which method you use, please be sure to take note of your serial number before uninstalling if you do not have it recorded in another location. If you purchased MacDrive as a download from Mediafour. If you have trouble activating MacDrive again, please continue to our Knowledgebase article regarding Mediafour software activation problems.

All versions of MacDrive 8 will attempt to deactivate when uninstalling the software. MacDrive 8. To deactivate in MacDrive 8, the activation must have been originally done through automatic Internet activation for automatic deactivation to be possible. Please contact us for assistance. MacDrive 7. To deactivate in MacDrive 7, the activation must have been originally done through automatic Internet activation for automatic deactivation to be possible.

Please contact us for assistance please note that official support for this version has ended, so support can only help with activation, not other tech issues, installers or updates. Troubleshooting Mediafour software activation problems.