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Fat32 and HFS+


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just wondering if i can do a fat 32 partition and a HFS+ on the same EHD???
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Yep, that should work

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If you do that can you access the fat32 drive in a windows pc?
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Yes, but you won't be able to access the HFS+ partition.

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i have a 250gb hdd with a backup hfs+ parition of 120gb for my macbook pro and a fat32 partition for windows installs and a hfs+ one for mac installs\
works great
altho i ovs. cant acsess my hfs+ stuff using windows.
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