|Jun 25, 2009, 01:18 AM||#1|
(MS-DOS (FAT) partitioning
Hi, I got a new usb hard drive, and installed windows vista with bootcamp.
So i want to share files with my external hard drive without having to reformat the drive.
and i don't want macdrive
How do i partition my external hdd in MS-DOS (FAT) format on disk utility?
14" Aluminum MacBook, 2.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB HD ; 8 GB iPod Touch ; 1 GB iPod Shuffle
Last edited by Splash7279; Jun 25, 2009 at 01:19 AM. Reason: Typo
|Jun 25, 2009, 01:21 AM||#2|
With the drive selected in Disk Utility, select the "Partition" tab. Next, set the drop-down menu under "Current" partition to "1 partition". Now, hit the "Options" button in the lower-left, and select the last option, and hit OK. After doing this, on the right side of the screen, you can set the format of the drive. Select "MS-DOS FAT".
Hit partition. And you're done.
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