External Hard Drive Compatible With MacBookPro?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by michaelfx1, May 19, 2009.

  1. michaelfx1 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hey All i was just wondering. i just ordered theHITACHI H3640US 640GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache USB 2.0 Silver External Hard Drive. Is it Compatible with Macs or MacBookPros?
     
  2. SilentPanda Moderator emeritus

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    #2
    It's USB so there is no reason it shouldn't work. You may just have to format it for the Mac which is easy enough to do.
     
  3. STXSTEVE macrumors member

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    As said above it will work just fine.. If it is not Mac formatted.. Simply go Applications:Utilities:Disk Utility and reformat it!
     

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