Formatting from hfs+ (apple file system) to ntfs, Lacie d2 quadra, User manual – LaCie FireWire 800 User Manual
LaCie d2 Quadra
Optional Formatting and Partitioning
Follow the steps in this section if you used LaCie Setup Assistant
to format your drive for use with a Mac or if you reformatted
your LaCie hard disk as an HFS+ volume on a Mac.
Following these steps will erase everything from
the hard disk. If you have information that you want to protect
or continue to use, back up this information before performing
My Computer and select Manage (Fig. 3.2.2-
A). The Computer Management window opens.
Disk Management under Storage (you may have
to expand the Storage list to see the Disk Management op-
tion). See Fig. 3.2.2-B. Information about all storage de-
vices connected to your computer appears in the pane on
3. Find the disk corresponding to your LaCie hard disk. Right-
click on the “Unallocated” volume in the disk allocation bar
New Partition… from the right-click options
menu (Fig. 3.2.2-B). The New Partition Wizard opens.
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3.2.2. Formatting from HFS+ (Apple File System) to NTFS