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i'm new to tha mac world, so be patient. i have a 120gb drive in an external USB 2.0 enclosure. i would like to be able read my drive on an XP machine at work and on my mac mini. can you partiion a drive as partial ntfs and the rest for the mac?
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you can, though its unneccessary, just format as fat32, itll read on both mac and pc.
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