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I was wondering if this is possible:

I have a PC with Windows 8. The HDD for this PC is a SATA hard drive (can't remember the size off the top of my head). The HDD has a lot of work documents on it I would like to transfer to my new iMac 27″.

Would it work if I buy a caddy, put my old HDD into the caddy and plug the HDD in the iMac's USB port?

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That should work fine. I've done that kind of thing many times. In fact, I usually use the new external hard drive as a boot camp partition. – Mark Oct 14 '13 at 18:03
OSX can only read NTFS drives by default. If you need to write to it from OSX you need a specific application. – Hoshts Oct 14 '13 at 19:35
What kind of format should it be right now? I don't think it's fat32 cause thats old hat? Am I correct? – Peter Stuart Oct 14 '13 at 22:32

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