OT: Erasing an MS DOS FAT volume on a mac?

David J Brooks pentkon52 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 17:10:14 EDT 2009


On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:49 PM, P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I picked up a 500 gig Maxtor drive for next to nothing. I hooked it up to my
> IMac 24, and system 10.5 recognizes it, and I can access the files that are
> on it. But I want to erase it. It's formated with MSDOS FAT, and the Mac
> disk utility won't erase it. What do I need to reformat it to Mac Extended?

isledge

Dave
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