lacie 2tb help about Initialize & formatting ,help

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    Hi

    i have a 2tb lacie external hard disk

    i use it with my laptop Xp sp3 and desktop windows 7 64bit

    should i Initialize & formatting under w7 or xp?
    because i don't know if i have to enable GPT

    i use it for data ,i will not use to boot

    i had a cd with the last version of acroni disk director

    thanks
     
  2. MudCrab

    MudCrab Imaging Specialist

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    Keep it MBR. Doesn't need GPT since not over 2TB. Also, XP won't be able to use it if you make it GPT.
     
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