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My iMac doesn't recognize my simpletech 160gb, but my PC does. Trying to get the hard-drive to work on the iMac.

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Most likely it's formatted in NTFS which the Mac supports only with an addon, that you don't have.
The easiest way to fix that is to format the Simpletech in FAT32.

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Please rate me solved if you like my solution.


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