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

David Savage ozsavage at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 19:37:48 EDT 2009

2009/10/17 Joseph McAllister <pentaxian at mac.com>:
> On Oct 16, 2009, at 14:10 , David J Brooks wrote:
>> 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
> That was Dave, trying to type "a sledge". In case anyone was confused!   :-)

No, iSledge. As in iPod, iTunes, iPhone...


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