external hd to i mac g4

  Hucky 13:37 PM 07 Feb 12
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hi when i connect my external hard drive to my i mac it doesnt see the files.....i was told something to do with ntfs? can u help thanx

  Woolwell 14:13 PM 07 Feb 12

My understanding is that Mac's with OS before 10.3 cannot read ntfs format. I guess that you have an external hardrive with files put on it from a Windows system. You probably need to convert the harddrive to FAT32. You may be better off going to the Apple support communities.

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