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davidsi
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Apr 7, 2005, 04:26 PM
 
hi, i was wondering if i could take my hd from my pc..put it in an external enclosure, and then hook it up to my ipod. would i be able to read my files from my hd? i think most of htem are in fat 32 and ntsc . it's just basically my mp3s i cant fit on my ibook. Thanks.
     
zacharydz
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Apr 7, 2005, 09:07 PM
 
Hook it up to your iPod??? Not exactly sure what you are attempting to do.

OS X can read and write to FAT32 partitions, and it can read (but not write to) NTFS partitions.
Macbook 1.83 Ghz CD, 2 GB RAM, 320 GB HD, OS 10.6.2
     
rjenkinson
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Apr 7, 2005, 10:03 PM
 
Originally posted by davidsi:
hi, i was wondering if i could take my hd from my pc..put it in an external enclosure, and then hook it up to my ipod. would i be able to read my files from my hd? i think most of htem are in fat 32 and ntsc . it's just basically my mp3s i cant fit on my ibook. Thanks.
no. you cannot use an ipod to read files from an external hard drive.

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