sandisk cruzer flashdrive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by thebrain74, May 23, 2007.

  1. thebrain74 macrumors regular

    Feb 25, 2006
    What is the best format to use your flash drive in for: 1-speed with a mac, and 2-for windows compatibility.

    I opened disk utility and my choices are
    Mac Extended (regular, journaled, case sensitive, case sensitive/journaled)
    thanks for the help
  2. NoOneButMe macrumors regular

    Dec 10, 2006
    MS-DOS formats it as FAT32 which can be used in both windows and mac.
  3. thebrain74 thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 25, 2006
    Thats what I figured, and I formated it in MS-DOS, but when I plugged it into an XP machine it said it needed to be formatted (which I couldn't do cause apparantly I didn't have rights to)
  4. zioxide macrumors 603


    Dec 11, 2006
    Try formatting it on Windows XP to FAT32 and then plugging it back into your mac to make sure it works.

Share This Page