Thread: Plz help i need help friends
06-05-2008, 09:46 AM #1Plz help i need help friends
i just recently bought a media hdd 500 gb from greenchilli
but my prob is its only compatable with windows.but i have mac.
so if i just try to reformat it using disk utility and turn it into fat32
is also not gonna help. i think cause by doing so software on media centre hdd will be lost.but then i can use it only as externel hd not as media centre hdd.
maybe somebody here can solve my problem
06-05-2008, 12:06 PM #2
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What functionality comes on the software that is on the drive? If you are simply looking to use this as a 500 GB external drive, you don't really care if you lose whatever Windows software was on it, do you?
So, just reformat it for HFS+ (the Mac native system) and carry on.
Is there a reason that this would not work?My Macs: iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, PowerMac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, G4 Cube with 1.2 GHz Upgrade
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06-06-2008, 06:34 AM #3
thanks for reply
no i want to use it as a media centre so u can just put files from mac like .avi
.iso and then plug it to tv but if i format it
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