External HDD

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Joel Beason, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. Joel Beason macrumors member

    Jan 21, 2007
    Hey everyone, I was just wondering why my external Harddrive isn't coming up in windows, its partioned on the mac OS, but I have it plugged in and it doesn't show up, is there something that I have to do?? Thanks!!!
  2. crazycat macrumors 65816


    Dec 5, 2005
    When you partioned it on the mac what file type did you do it under? If you want to use it on both your mac and windows you need to use partioned or format it using FAT32 or ms-dos.

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