Create a partition

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by fompas, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. fompas macrumors newbie

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    Hi, i recently bought a mac and i have instlled boot camp. i need to be able to transfer files from osx - windows and the other way around. is there a way to create a partition that both operating systems would be able to put files on? if so how do you do it because i am not a computer expert lol. thanks a lot.
     
  2. apfhex macrumors 68030

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    Make your Windows partition FAT32 instead of NTFS, or create a separate partition elsewhere that's FAT32. That's the only one that both OS's will be able to read and write to.
     
  3. Fleetwood Mac macrumors 65816

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  4. fompas thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thanks for the help. does anyone know how to create a FAT32 partition from either windows or osx because i haven't a clue. a step by step guide would be really helpful. thanks. i need it to share things like music and videos. :D
     

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