Formatting USB drives

For DTC classes that require a USB thumb drive (or “flash drive”), make sure it is formatted to work on both Windows and Mac computers.

To do this, your disk must use one of these disk formats:

  • FAT
  • FAT32
  • ExFAT

Do not use any other formats, including:

  • NTFS
  • Mac OS Extended (of any type)

Disk formatting instructions are widely available online, but here are some examples: