Elements with Mac OS and Windows XP

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Rob - May 27, 2010 at 12:44 AM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - May 27, 2010 at 01:55 PM
Is it possible to use the 1T drive to copy files from XP and then open drive on Mac and then be able to edit documents, save them, and then be able to read them on XP?



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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
May 27, 2010 at 01:55 PM
You must format the drive using FAT32 standards. This is the only common hard drive format supported by both Windows and Mac. The problem is XP will not format drives larger than 32GB when using FAT32. This free program will solve that problem:

https://download.cnet.com/EaseUS-Partition-Master-Free-Edition/3000-2248_4-10863346.html?tag=mncol%3Bpop&cdlPid=10982635

Good Luck
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