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Format External Hd Fat32 & Ntfs


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#1 dupsta

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Posted 30 May 2008 - 02:01 AM

I have a 300Gig External USB HD. I run OSX and XP. I would like to Partition my Ext HD to have two foramts. I want the Fat32 so both Operating systems can read and write files. Than I want the NTFS partition so I can write massive size files from the PC and transfer them to osX.
I dont have PartitionMagic, can anyone suggest a way to simply do this?

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Posted 30 May 2008 - 06:01 AM

Most external hdds come formatted with FAT32, so all you need to do is make the two partitions and change the FAT 32 on on partition to NTFS.

GParted is a free utility which you can download from here.

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