Which HDD works with Time Machine

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Mac Curious, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Mac Curious macrumors member

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    Do I need to buy an Apple HDD, or will other drives work with Time Machine? I was told that the HDD has to have some particular type of format in order for Time Machine to work. Thanks.
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Any drive will work as long as it's formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
     
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