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File System Formats – Part 3 – Incompatibilities

Partitions can be configured in a variety of formats – and a partition formatted for one operating system (Mac OSX, for example) may not be natively compatible with a computer running a different operating system, or vice versa.

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How I Upgraded my Laptop Computer’s Hard Drive – Partition Issues

Using an Aleratec Hard Drive duplicator to upgrade to a larger drive requires some partition adjustment to access the hard drive’s full capacity. When the larger drive clone is created, its partitions match that of the source drive and the remaining capacity is unused. A partition management tool like Windows’ Computer Management allows you to extend or create partitions to take advantage of the full size of the larger drive.

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