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  1. Steve C's Avatar
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    Thanks to all.

    Solved - NTFS for me since the drive will only used with Windows 10.
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  2. sportsfan148's Avatar
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    Steve C said: View Post
    Thanks to all.

    Solved - NTFS for me since the drive will only used with Windows 10.
    Good choice
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