G-Tech 1TB G-DRIVE USB 3.0 Mobile Hard Drive
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Will it backup Windows
Can this external hard drive be used to backup a Windows partition as well as the Time machine on Os X Lion?
- Asked by Michael C
1 Answer from the Community
Yes, the drive can back up a Windows partition but you need to create a separate partition on the drive and format in a Windows friendly format (FAT32/NTFS). Use Disk Utility in OSX to do this. So essentially, you'll have 2 partitions on the hard drive-One for Windows and One for OSX. OSX will see both partitions and mount them as separate hard drives. Windows will only see the Windows partition and mount that as a separate hard drive.
- Answered by Donald S from Newport Beach