|Jul 3, 2011, 07:30 PM||#1|
Using Portable Hard Disk for Mac OS and Windows
How I can make an Portable Hard Disk to work with Mac OS and Windows, I just buy a Seagate Portable Disk and comes with software for windows and I need it to work with Mac
Appreciate help on this matter
|Jul 3, 2011, 07:32 PM||#2|
Format it using exFAT, FAT32 or NTFS if you want on your Windows computer, and you will able to work with it in Mac OS X too.
See below FAQ about the advantages and disadvantages of the file systems.
|Jul 4, 2011, 08:18 AM||#3|
Don't format the hard drive without first backing up any software you need from the external (it sounds like the software is coming pre-installed on the drive?) because formatting it will wipe all your data. If you have re-install discs for the software, however, feel free to.
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