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OS 10.4 - Convert USB Mac hard drive to Fat32 w/o losing data?


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I need to format my mac usb hard drive to fat32 without formatting or losing the data. Possible? I need my windows pc to be able to see it. Thanks!
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Can't do it without losing data. move the data to a mac drive and reformat

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Can't do it without losing data. move the data to a mac drive and reformat
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Formating the file type deletes all the data no choice about it

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