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Bob Cook, Mac Genius
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Experience:  I have sold Macintosh Computers since 1984. I started Sun Remarketing in 1983 and sold over 25,000.
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I just bought an external hard drive and set it up with time

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I just bought an external hard drive and set it up with time machine on my mac. My problem is now I can not get any information off of our regular computer so i can save it on my hard drive because the windows will not recognize that it is there. Is there anything i can do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Bob Cook replied 7 years ago.
The external drive has a Mac Format on it. That drive would have to be reformatted for PC to use it on a PC. I don't think you can do both easily.