Question by justanasian27: Is the seagate freeagent desk for mac model also compatible with windows?
I received this seagate freeagent desk for mac external hard drive (model number: ST310005FJA105-RK). I am planning to return it. I am wondering if it is also compatible with windows? The box says it is for mac and lists only the Mac OS software requirements, but I was wondering if it could also be used with Windows PCs? Please help. Thanks.
Answer by SilverTonguedDevil
Sure. There is no such thing as a Mac hard drive. Any hard drive can be formatted for the file system of any computer. The triple interface design of the case makes it particularly good for use with a Mac, since very few PCs have Firewire 800 (IEEE-1394b) connection. That’s the only reason “Mac” is in the name.
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