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Old November 26th 16, 12:17 PM posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
J. P. Gilliver (John)
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Default Can't format 64 GB USB flash drives as FAT32?

In message , Yousuf Khan
writes:
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ExFAT is proprietary, Microsoft wants to charge money for using it. The
patents on FAT32 and NTFS ran out long ago, that's why Linux can now

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And Neill Massello says:

That's my understanding of why Apple doesn't provide full support for
NTFS: it's proprietary.


I guess you _could_ both be right! Though I saw Yousuf's post first.
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