Screencast: Format your External Hardrive to work on both Mac and PC with exFat

Buying an external hard drive was so much fun. They are so tiny these days and they hold so much space. But sadly, I want this hard drive to work on both Macs and PCs and this is not a simple matter. There is lots of info on the Internet and much of it is very confusing. Let me un-confuse it for you.

Older Operating Systems read this

The newer way with exFat

Read this article explaining how to install first with Fat32 and then with exFat.

I did a screencast to show you how easy it is.

I tested it and it works

Screenshots from Mac

the is the test file open in Mac Lion
this shows the text file is read on the hard drive on Mac Lion
this shows Mac Lion sees the hard drive

Screenshots from Windows 7


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