Formatted HDD But Won't Back Up?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Fazzl, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. Fazzl macrumors 6502a


    Aug 13, 2007
    I formatted my external hdd to fat32 from ntfs but when i try superduper it says that i need to format it AGAIN to mac extended format. Wtf is this about?
  2. polycat33 macrumors 6502

    Jul 1, 2007
    Alexandria, VA
    Well, that's a windows format isn't it? Don't you want it to be formatted for a Mac? I think that it should work formatted like that, but why deal with the limitations unnecessarily? Unless you want to use it for both windows and os x...

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