How do I format my external to FAT 32?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by erkanasu, Apr 11, 2006.

  1. erkanasu macrumors 6502

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    I have a external I want to share with both windows and os X. Its 160 gigs and connects via firewire. How do I format this to FAT32( so both can read/write)? In windows when I right click format on it, only NTFS is available. Likewise, I dont see a FAT32 option in disk utility in os X. How do I do this? Thanks
     
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    It's named MS-DOS FILE SYSTEM in Disk Utility. Just erase it with that format selected. :)
     
  3. erkanasu thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thanks !!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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