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External Hard Drive Sharing - Mac format works - FAT32 doesn't?

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May 2, 2012 9:14 PM

Hello,

 

I recently upgraded to Lion and since the upgrade the sharing of my FAT32 external hard drive no longer works when connecting from a windows machine. I used to use this external drive as a backup and now I cannot access it. I did attempt to reformat the drive as Mac Journaled and then the drive sharing worked fine but I need this drive to be portable and functional on all OS'.

 

Can someone please help?

 

Thanks,

 

Mathieu

Mac mini (Early 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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