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how to format your hard drive on Mac

How To: Erase Hard Drive on Mac

If you want to erase or format a hard drive using a Mac, here are the quick instructions. The screenshot example is using an external hard drive I use for my Time Machine backups. First thing is to find the Disk Utility. I typically just type in a quick search in Spotlight at the top [...]

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Disk Utility Partition Screen

How To: Partition your hard drive on Mac

Sometimes we need to separate our hard drive into independent chunks of space and we call this partitioning. This is most often not needed, but if you want to install another operating system on your computer you will find this to be needed or to protect a system from failure. (Please note that this does not protect you from hardware failures)   [...]

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