Formatting a WD Elements 1.5 TB Drive for Mac

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Hello,
I just bought a Western Digital WD Elements 1.5 TB External hard drive, and I'm running a MacBook Pro with OS X Version 10.6.2. I'm wondering how I reformat the hard drive, which comes from the factory formatted for PC's. I'm not very computer savvy, so if someone could run me through this step by step it would be much appreciated.
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GCS

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to be able to format a WD drive for Mac OSX go to the next address and is very well explained
https://support-en.wd.com/#leopardandfriends
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awesome, thanks!
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this was so helpful. THANK YOU!
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Great stuff! *Thumbs up*
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thanks , very helpful ... mind you , the Snow Leopard recognised that the hard drive was there , and asked anyway ... smart machine :-)
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Thanks Paulina - Clear and Easy.
If only WD put that in the box!!
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You can find more information at the Western Digital help site:

https://support-en.wd.com

Good Luck
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Thank you very much, found it after a little digging around:
https://support-en.wd.com/!!&p_li=&p_search_text=&p_topview=1
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Thanks for getting back to us with news of your success. I will mark this thread as solved.
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One WD Elements HD reformatted for my Mac as instructed - many thanks!!!!!!
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THIS WAS SOOOO HELPFULL THANK YOU!!!!!!!
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