1TB HD for backup on Macs and Pcs

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by zoran, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. zoran macrumors 68030

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    I have the WD MyBookStudio 1TB external HD and im facing the issue of using it for backup for both my Pc and Mac. What is the optimum way of using it for such a purpose?
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Format it FAT32. If you need to use files larger than 4GB, format it NFTS and download MacFUSE and NTFS-3G to install on your Mac.
     
  3. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    So suppose i go with Fat32, what do i do? Do i make 1 big Fat32 partition or make two and why?
     

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