Windows 10: Low format and partition Hard disk to be use in MacBook

  1.    31 Oct 2017 #1

    Low format and partition Hard disk to be use in MacBook


    Hello

    Trying to help my daughter with her Macbook hard disk problem

    Can I low /repair, low format and partition a drive with my PC then use it in a Macbook? If so how do I proceed?

    Martin
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  2. SIW2's Avatar
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    trying to install win10
       31 Oct 2017 #2

    Macs use a different filesystem.

    Paragon might have something.

    Paragon Hard Disk Manager (HDM) supports HFS+

    File systems

    NTFS (v1.2, v3.0, v3.1)
    FAT16, FAT32
    Linux Ext2FS, Linux Ext3FS, Linux Ext4FS, Linux Swap
    Apple HFS+
    Other file systems (in the sector-by-sector mode)
    With BitLocker encrypted hard disks
    Hard Disk Manager for Windows Paragon Software Group


    Convert NTFS volumes to HFS+ and vice versa - Paragon NTFS-HFS Converter

    Write HFS+ volumes in Windows - Paragon HFS+ for Windows


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  3. Bree's Avatar
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       31 Oct 2017 #3

    arjfca said: View Post
    Can I low /repair, low format and partition a drive with my PC then use it in a Macbook? If so how do I proceed?
    Internal or external drive? HFS+ is the MacOS native format, exFAT is fully supported on both Macs and Windows so it's the best choice for an external HDD to be used on both.
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  4. SIW2's Avatar
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    trying to install win10
       31 Oct 2017 #4

    Apparently, even the free version of Partition Manager 14
    • Convert NTFS <> HFS file systems without reformatting
    • Support of GPT/uEFI configurations

    Paragon Partition Manager 14 Free Edition - Overview
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