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jjyank

 
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I recently bought a Mac (through the online store, I won't receive it for a few more days). In preparation, I got an external hard drive to transfer everything I need. It's a WD Elements portable drive (500 GB). Will I have any issues transferring? I've heard something about having to reformat it, but will that erase my information on it? Do I have to reformat it after I back up my information from my old laptop, but before I plug it into the Mac?

Basically, I want to know if I messed up or not in buying this hard drive. I suppose I should have researched this more, but time was a factor with my Mac already on its way, my Dell about to die on me, and it being midterms time for my classes. Any info is appreciated.
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