If a hd is formatted for timemachine can you also use it on a windows computer

Discussion in 'macOS' started by fcbr10, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. fcbr10 macrumors newbie

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    If timemachine reformats my external drive can i still use it with xp
     
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  4. awatiker macrumors newbie

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    You also could split the external drive into two partitions, perhaps making one FAT32, and leaving the other for Time Machine. I have my external setup this way and it works great.
     

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