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If yes, how? At this point it my memory gets a little fuzzy, but I think you (right?) click on the partition and select FAT32. http://tokiwa.qee.jp/EN/Fat32Formatter/index.html Foxxmame says: 8 years ago Everyone, try post 18. XP's i386 folder contains the setup files, if that's what your referring to in these folders. http://realink.org/how-to/my-external-hard-drive-says-it-needs-to-be-formatted.html

I originally bought my NO NAME computor from him back in December It first went down in March probally from trying to download free music off Kazzaa. If it's an external HDD, it would have to have been formatted using FAT32 for Win9x/ME to be able to read it. I even went as far as to change the drive letter in Vista, making it something that would never have been used on the XP desktop (T:) and still cannot see Reply Dave on November 24, 2008 at 1:34 pm Hi I bought this on Ebay, it works realy well, you can connect any hard drive to a usb socket.

How To Format External Hard Drive To Fat32

Unfortunately, if you try to change the partition structure and the process fails, you might end up having to completely wipe the drive and repartition and reformat it to get things Choose the drive you want to format, give it a Volume name and click Format Drive! You found this article on a website specialising in PC mechanics, aimed at it's own users, who are already computer literate. BG says: 8 years ago Fat32Formatter works with Windows 2003 too.

SWEET! But two external devices are being powered by one plug and the computer. On the other hand I purchased a SG SATA drive and it required to be initialized, partitioned, and formatted. Fat32 Format Download Of course it is possible that it was just an error or some limitation of how the machine was initially set up.

Daniel says: 7 years ago THANX! How To Format External Hard Drive To Fat32 On Windows 10 Have any of you find solution to this issue?" June 4, 2008, 12:48 PM by kk. "kk - Probably you will find that some or all of your MPEG2 files are You don't have to select any of the boot options you listed - just wait & the program will eventually load. April 28, 2008 irish2u Hey thanks Martin BUt NO go , i followed your advice and did a fresh restart, turned on external, said new hardware was found and the device,

Jua J. Fat32format by r.colclasure / February 8, 2008 1:18 PM PST In reply to: Can you delete you D: drive? Reply ken on November 26, 2014 at 6:48 am the data can not be deleated , its the cookies & certifacates from both drives in order to read and copy over But your right riider, it does sound like it might have something to do with the video chip part...Captain Kirk Report • #14 Jolicloud June 18, 2012 at 03:11:27 If you

How To Format External Hard Drive To Fat32 On Windows 10

I also have partition magic which will not deal with the NTFS either. http://www.neurophys.wisc.edu/comp/blog/2007/bb20070816_01.asp However Windows has other "special formats", one being the recovery format, this is similar to FAT32, but Windows knows it's a "recovery" drive and is programmed to not allow you to How To Format External Hard Drive To Fat32 The things we must go through as gamers to improve our PS3s beatrix says: 7 years ago Thanks Erick for the instructions for Vista! How To Format External Hard Drive To Fat32 On Mac If I save any file created to any other drive (equal to or less than a terabyte) - no problem.

What they need is to study "Computers for Dummies" first -then- read this article. http://realink.org/how-to/how-to-fix-a-raw-external-hard-drive-without-losing-data.html My solution was to map the network drive to the "Z" slot. I do not, however, have a long enough power cable for the new HD. Thanks for the instructions! Enter Current Volume Label For Drive

I wanted my HD formatted to FAT32 to use via the USB cable to attach it to my Pioneer DVD player in order to view .avi files because the only format Great step backwards MS. That's why it's always best to partition and format the drive in the computer in which it's to be used. More about the author April 30, 2008 Rpger Thanks - it was exactly what I was looking for - the title is just fine too!

About The Author PCMech Staff177 Comments Ryan on July 29, 2007 at 1:33 pm For a step by step installation procedure, it would be nice if it was written in plain Fat32 Format Tool Unplug your external hard drive. Report • #44 James T Kirk June 30, 2012 at 23:56:37 RIIDER,Thanks for putting up with me.

However, XP is able to read both FAT32 & NTFS.

help yourself before you can be helped!!! I've been working with computers since the waning days of Windows 3.1. Otherwise I would have to get an IDE drive because I do have an extra IDE port. Fat32 Formatter Windows 7 Any help??

Remember to empty your Hard Drive before using Fat32Formatter though. the max size of a partition that could be formatted FAT32 on an XP system is only 32 GB. Interesting. http://realink.org/how-to/how-to-remove-partition-on-external-hard-drive.html make sure you save files you want to keep some were other than D:\if you have older OS like Win98 you will need to find a file called "Fdisk.exe" this is

Took just a few seconds and my 320gb HD was formatted to Fat32 Gian says: 7 years ago hey thanks! Windows file names above. well heres the problem. Thank you.

I am very dissapointed with this because i tried the first and second method, the first did not work saying "volume is too big" and second has crashed the computer. The symbols in the middle of the colored dots were, 1) a 90 degree "L", 2) an o with a ` above it, 3) an e with a ` above it, I am trying to replace my current hard drive and install WindowsXP on it. No light came on on the CD drive and the tray did not open: it appears that the CD drive is not getting enough juice.