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Formatting an External Drive

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gtee

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I have just purchased a LaCie 160 gig external drive and notice that it is in Macintosh PC Exchange [MS_DOS] format.
Do I need to reformat it into HFS+ or leave it as is?

Thank you.
 
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Killer_VCS

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If you plan on using it on Mac's as well as Windows computers, you'll have to put it into the FAT32 file system when you format it.
 
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if you'll use it only n mac, you'll wanna format as hfs+ so if you everba up to it, you can boot from it.
 
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gtee

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How do I format?

MacMan,

How do I actually format my external drive in the HFS+ format?
 
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