1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 21, 2012 7:31 AM by BobTheFisherman
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i have new WD 2TB external hdd and i want to use it on macos and windows. i formated smaller hdd with exfat and i wrote some files in mac, after restart i opened windows i couldn't see them and i back macos but files wasnt there... maybe it is about my hdds problem...

 

i want to ask what is best way the format hdd with exfat

 

1- on macos or windows ?

2- guid or mbr?

3- (on windows) file allocation unit? i came across in a forum "choose 1024 or smaller"

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im not sure they are important or not, just i want to ask...

(i'm using MacOSX 10.8.2 and Windows 8)

 

sorry for language mistakes...


MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)