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

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Fri Oct 16 19:49:08 EDT 2009

Kenneth Waller

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Savage" <ozsavage at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: OT: Erasing an MS DOS FAT volume on a mac?

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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