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Windows 7: Not possible to format harddrive to exFAT

11 May 2015   #11
skycar

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Just wanted to add that I also did not see the option to format with exFAT when creating the partition using "Disk Management". But if I created the partition without formatting, first. Then the formatting option include exFAT.


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06 Feb 2018   #12
ronhat1

windows 7 home 32 bit
 
 
format exfat

I am using win 7 home 32 bit. I tried to format a 1tb hard drive to exfat using disk management and other methods. The command prompt will probably work but it appears to be the only way. Disk management only provides NTFS and no other. I placed the drive on an apple machine and it took less then one second to format to exfat. Drive now works with apple and microsoft. No problem. Why does microsoft not have exfat on disk management?
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