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Windows 7: Not possible to format harddrive to exFAT

11 May 2015   #11

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

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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23 Jan 2019   #13

win 7 64 home premium
Windows exFAT disk on Mac

Supadupa wants to format a disk as exFAT to be used with both Windows and Mac. If you have a Mac, the easiest way is to format the disk in the Mac environment using Disk Utility. It takes a second.
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3 Weeks Ago   #14

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

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 Not possible to format harddrive to exFAT

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