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I have a USB thumb drive that works on windows I use it to study with. Is there any why to get a MacBook Pro to read it.
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Sounds like the format. What is it in?

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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Study material for a upgrade for the coast guard
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That's not what he asked. He's asking what file format is the thumb drive using? For example... if the thumb drive is formatted to NTFS, your MacBook Pro can read it but not write to it. If it's formatted to FAT-32 like most thumb drives, then your Mac should be able to read and write to it.
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This is what the school said after I bought it

Windows Seven, Vista, or XP, Windows 8 in the desktop tile. (Not compatible with Windows RT)
1.0 GHz CPU, 384 MB RAM
2.0 and 3.0 USB ports supported
Mouse or compatible pointing device
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How do I find the format is they won't let me install it just read it they told me if I try to download it it would be damaged and can't use it
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Tell us what happens when you plug the USB thumb drive into your Mac.
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