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Write To NTFS Drives With OS X Lion

After upgrading my Mac from OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard to OS X 10.7.3 Lion, I discovered I could no longer write files to external NTFS-formatted drives. The problem is MacFUSE which, I found out, does not support the new 64-bit kernel. If this is happening to you, you must remove the old MacFUSE and install the newer version, which does support the 64-bit kernel. Here's how.
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Fixing the error message requires this patch. The patch replaces the fuse_wait part of Fuse4x with an unofficial version that gets rid of the timeout error. Run the installer package and follow the instructions.

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