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10.4: An overview of NTFS support in Tiger
Authored by: diamondsw on Aug 04, '05 05:50:59PM
Nobody said the volume format had a size limitation - what was stated is Windows XP imposes an artificial 32GB limit, which is true. They want you to use NTFS, period.

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10.4: An overview of NTFS support in Tiger
Authored by: Bruce Miller on Aug 04, '05 06:19:12PM

Windows XP built in utility limits 32GB FAT32 formatting, not the OS, just use Partition Magic.



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10.4: An overview of NTFS support in Tiger
Authored by: macslut on Aug 05, '05 02:08:18AM

That's exactly what I meant when I said "Windows XP limits the maximum partition size to 32GB when formatting". Sure, you could spend $70 on PartitionMagic, but the whole point of this thread is that the drive is going to be going back and forth between Mac and PC. The Mac will do the job without additional software.

Also even PartitionMagic has only been tested and is supported on drives up to 300GB (according to Symantec), why bother when OS X will format a single partition up to 400GB or more?

Still, I wish they would cross license HFS+ and NTFS.



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