750gb external hard drive question

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  1. Grifter

    Grifter Silver Member

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    i convinced my brother who has a macbook to get a 750gb hdd and an external case. this drive will be used for archiving but will connect to macs and windows computers. i am formatting it now but the only option available is ntfs. generic drivers are not an option because i cannot trust him to use them when he takes the drive to other computers.
    what are my options besides relieving him of it?
     
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    adelacruz New Member

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    why cant you use disk utility to format it as fat32? I guess i dont really see what the issue is, if you format it in OS X it should give you the option of fat32 all of my externals have.
     

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