Convert fat32 to exFat

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I've recently switched from pc to mac. My external hd was formatted NTFS. I converted it to Fat32. In order to use Time Machine I think the drive needs to be converted to exFat. How can this be accomplished?
 

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In order to use Time Machine the drive must be formatted to HFS+ (Mac OS Extended Journaled).
 

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Possible to convert the Fat32 drive to HFS without losing data?

No. You will need to copy all the data off that drive first or it will be lost.
 

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