The Mac Edition eGo is perfect for this task. Same transfer rates with USB 2. Write a review xcvxyszxcvduwbueaftewsab. Works fine for PCs too. Open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder.

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It is the same when connected to either of my two Windows 7 laptops one bit and one I placed an order and it reached me in two working days.

Be the first jomega review this item. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: The red color was exactly what I saw on the website. This seems like a poor design given the two USB ports on the Air are on either side of the computer.

The software disc itself is not included; it must be downloaded via the Internet Drop Guard protects the drive from damage caused by drops from heights of up to 51″ 1.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Alaskabackpacker from Good thing came in a small package. Transferring files is very slow. As long as any file eventually transfers, they will not test or service it.

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I carry it in my laptop case when I go out. Finally, the drive shell is thin metal, unlike the tougher products available from Buffalo, WD, Seagate and Lacie.


The format process can take up to several hours depending upon the drive size. Jan 30, Rated 1 out of 5 by pavel from Manufacturing flaw: Open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder. Plus, this drive is so small that it can easily slip into a pocket of my computer bag.

Though, the device turns hot when used for long hours that did not bother me as it has a lot of good features to boast about than this one negative point.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Dr. Sorry, but that’s not possible.

How do I format my iomega ego hd that was… – Apple Community

After DU loads select your hard drive this is the entry with the mfgr. Mac OS X Ask a question Reset.

See any errors on this page? I am very pleased with the form and function of this external hard drive. You cannot format a drive without losing all the data on the drive.

How do I format my iomega ego portable hard drive that was previously used on a PC for a Macbook Air without losing existing data on the hard drive?


The hard drive can be daisy chained through which I connect to other devices. My pc and my laptop couldn’t see it on Windows Explorer. Rated 4 out of 5 by Chris Brait from More plus than minus Portable external hard drives are a boon especially for people like me who travel extensively. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.

Iomega Ego 500gb Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive FireWire 400/800 USB 2

Click on the Partition tab in the DU main window. Iomega support says they do not guarantee transfer rate. The rotation speed is rpm which iomfga comfortable for digital transfer.

So never again an Iomega for me and buyer beware. Rated 1 out of 5 by Mike in Boston from Very poor performance I am disappointed in this drive.