|Jul 18, 2010, 07:58 PM||#1|
Using Western Digital External HD for Mac / Windows
I just bought a Western Digital My passport for Mac 500 gb external HD and it works great on my MacBook Pro using Time Machine, but what if I want to use it on a PC to grab movies or music or something? Ive tried to connect it to a PC but it wont recognize the HD, any suggestions?
|Jul 18, 2010, 08:00 PM||#2|
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|Jul 18, 2010, 08:14 PM||#3|
You can use Disk utility to resize your Time Machine partition, and then create a new FAT32 partition.
However, I'm not sure of
-Wether it would be harmful to the Time Machine backup.
-Wether it will actually work, since the other partition is in HFS+. Does the whole drive need to be in the same file system?
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