Leopard backup to NTFS External Drive

Discussion in 'OS X' started by grandpamike, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Just got my new Mini with Leopard installed and have a 500gb external drive that I would like to use as a backup drive. Will Leopard allow me to write/read from a NTFS drive ? If not, how can I change/format the external drive to let me do this. I may get Parallels and install Windows NT in the future, so that is a consideration as well. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Retired

    psychofreak

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    May 16, 2006
    Location:
    London
    #2
    To change the format, open Disk Utility with it plugged in, choose Erase on the drive, and then choose another format.

    Paragon can be used to give NTFS capabilities...
     

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