Leopard backup to NTFS External Drive

Discussion in 'macOS' started by grandpamike, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. grandpamike macrumors newbie

    Aug 3, 2007
    Just got my new Mini with Leopard installed and have a 500gb external drive that I would like to use as a backup drive. Will Leopard allow me to write/read from a NTFS drive ? If not, how can I change/format the external drive to let me do this. I may get Parallels and install Windows NT in the future, so that is a consideration as well. Thanks in advance.
  2. psychofreak Retired


    May 16, 2006
    To change the format, open Disk Utility with it plugged in, choose Erase on the drive, and then choose another format.

    Paragon can be used to give NTFS capabilities...

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