Hitachi usb hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Peripherals' started by Badrottie, Sep 12, 2011.

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    Badrottie

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    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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    Badrottie

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    you dont want to help me anymore?
     
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    DewGuy1999

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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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