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Windows 7: How to format large external Hard Drive to FAT32

26 Feb 2015   #1
Toothpick134

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How to format large external Hard Drive to FAT32

I have a 500GB external Hard Drive that I need to use at home with my Windows 7 PC and at school where I use a Mac.

I know NTFS is for Windows only and I know FAT32 works on both Windows and Mac.

However I have been unable to format my external hard drvie to FAT32. Only to exFAT which doesnt work on Windows.

I have tried in CMD using the format fs=FAT32 quick but it told be my hard drive is too big.

Any ideas?

Thanks


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26 Feb 2015   #2
Toothpick134

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Nevermind lol I used a program called guiformat.exe - worked like a charm. I decided to leave this post up in case it helps someone else.
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