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Old Sep 12, 2011, 11:46 PM   #1
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Hitachi usb hard drive

I just got a MacBook Pro today and I have Hitachai USB hard drive when I plug it on it asked if I can use it for time machine but there are a lot of Windows XP data on the hard drive..will Time Machine format it? I don't want to lose all of data.
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Old Sep 13, 2011, 05:24 PM   #2
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you dont want to help me anymore?
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Old Sep 13, 2011, 10:14 PM   #3
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Yes, Time Machine will reformat it as it needs to be in Mac OS Extended (Journaled) to be used for Time Machine.
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