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    So i bought myself a western digital mybook world edition 1tb network hard drive yesterday and got it working with time machine on my macbook. I was just thinking today should i have formatted it or anything before i used it? it will how it came in the box be fine?
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    Should be fine as long as the macbook is reading it fine. The only time that you would need to format it is if it was formatted in a non-mac format.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paulmac View Post
    So i bought myself a western digital mybook world edition 1tb network hard drive yesterday and got it working with time machine on my macbook. I was just thinking today should i have formatted it or anything before i used it? it will how it came in the box be fine?
    Time Machine should have format it to HTF+

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    You should have formatted it to a journaled file system for reasons that don't matter if you don't already know why. It matters less if it's a backup drive and more if it's not connected to consistent power.

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    i think it says journaled on the file of the back up it has made im sure it has in the time machine, anyhows its working fine cheers fellas
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