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Restarting Mac from BootCamp almost always makes External disk read only.

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I have an iMac running 10.7.3.  I have a BC partition running Windows 7 32-bit. I have a Firewire connected external LaCie hard drive.

Almost every time I come back to OS X from running Windows and check the Info on the drive it says that I can only read, even though I can see that my user has RW permissions.  And I know that the read only thing is true since I get an error from Time Machine when it tried to write to the drive. My fix is to log out and  back in and when then I do Info, it says that I can both read and write and TM will run OK.  Any thoughts?

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