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Windows 7: 16Gb flash drive FAT32 or NTFS?

27 Jan 2011   #21
supernova777

windows 7, mac os X
 
 

isnt ExFAT natively supported on windows 7 As well as Snow Leopard now?


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27 Jan 2011   #22
DeanP

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by supernova777 View Post
isnt ExFAT natively supported on windows 7 As well as Snow Leopard now?
Only on Snow Leopard 10.6.4, 10.6.5 and 10.6.6
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27 Jan 2011   #23
Stratos

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by supernova777 View Post
isnt ExFAT natively supported on windows 7 As well as Snow Leopard now?
Dean is correct regarding OSX. Anything from 10.6.4 (which is a 2009 build) on up will read exFAT. Windows 7 has native exFAT support.

Oddly enough according to Apple's own statistics, over 68% of OSX Snow Leopard users are still on 10.6.3 and 10.6.2.
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27 Jul 2012   #24
KCav

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Formatted Sandisk Cruzer 16GB Flash drive; used NTFS, after unchecking Quick format, the process took about 2 hours.
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