change file system in windows how do I do this?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by juanster, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. juanster macrumors 68020

    juanster

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    so i want to format a partition in the same drive thati am using for time machine, its is already partitioned in two, half for time machine and half for torage purposes, now the problem is teh storage part is formatted on fat32, and i want to make it ntsf so that ic an tranfer files bigger than 4Gb how do i do this on my wondow machine (from what i understand i can't do this on my macbook) but this windows thing doesnt have a disk utility application hahah,, anyways any help is greatly appreciated...
     
  2. tersono macrumors 68000

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    If it's already FAT32 and visible to Windows, you can reformat it by right clicking on the drive in 'My computer' and seleting 'format'. This will, obviously, wipe all of the data on the partition.
     
  3. juanster thread starter macrumors 68020

    juanster

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    i ll try that right away thanx

    awesome,, well tahtw as easy it's doing it as i type thanks...
     

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