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Formatting a USB drive for Mac and PC

A useful tip for those of you who have both MAC and Windows computers…

A client who has a MAC home computer had bought an external USB hard drive and it worked on the MAC computer but not on the Windows computers at his office. As it turns out the way the MAC formats the new drive makes it unreadable by Windows computers.

It is easily fixed by following this simple article – just be aware though that the FAT file system does not permit files bigger than 4 GB in size so this won’t be a place to store your Blue Ray movies!

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