exFat

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Elynor, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Elynor macrumors newbie

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    Hi, i accidently format one part of my HD to exfat, and now can't read it, the thing was, when i formatted it into exFAT, i was able to use it and move my data into my HD, but now, the HD doesn't even appear on my Mac, just wondering if there is a way i can copy all my data without trying to find a compatible windows machine, i do have windows 7 on my mac tho, if it helps.
     
  2. balamw Moderator

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    I take it this is an external drive?

    Does it work under Windows 7 on your Mac?

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  3. Elynor thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Nope, it was able to detect it, but was not able to read it, windows 7 asked me to format before use...
    but i do have important stuff inside
     

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