Mac newb questions...

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  1. MUDFISH

    MUDFISH New Member

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    OK, so I am getting a MacBook... will all of my windows accessories work with it, or do I need new stuff? I am thinking things like my printer, cameras, external HD, things like that?

    Sorry if these are stupid questions, but I need to know before I buy...
     
  2. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    They all should. Not sure about the HD... i think OSX can read NTFS, right?
     
  3. CarRamRod

    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    OSX can read NTFS, but not write to it.

    Printer, check with the manufacturer's website.
     
  4. Skoles

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    Post what you are going to be using. But generally must USB devices will be read with no problems or with a d/l from the manufacturer website.
     
  5. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    my external hd works with both. :)
     
  6. MAD PUNK inDC

    MAD PUNK inDC Sic Semper Tyrannis

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    everything should work fine, and in most cases you don't need to d/l any drivers. If your external HD is formated in NTFS, OSX can read it, but unless you use programs designed to do so, it will not write to NTFS.
     
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    new macs can write to ntfs i think now too :dunno:
     
  8. Deepsix

    Deepsix OT Supporter

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    i put shit on my networked HDD on PC all the time from my mac :dunno:
    its NTFS
     

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