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I'll try it out and let you know how it turns out. 08-08-2007, 03:09 PM #13 Done_Fishin Moderator Hardware Team Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Brit living It did take longer than Verbatim, but I didn't choose Quick Format, which probably would have been faster. Now the part that took me the longest time. My ps3 has recognized it and I have been able to back up my data without a problem.

Ended up not using it at all. Maximum Sizes on FAT32 VolumesThe FAT32 volume must have at least 65,527 clusters. matt says: 7 years ago THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!! Gigi says: 7 years ago The problem is that if you use Windows, after 2 hours of running, it will give you a message that the hard disk (320 GB) is https://answers.yahoo.com/question/?qid=20100119145313AAyUqbY

Here is the link http://tokiwa.qee.jp/EN/Fat32Formatter/index.html jung hua says: 8 years ago Did anybody can give me the link for download swissknife ? Save downloading more programs Mathias says: 7 years ago Hello, If anyone like me had trouble useing the SwissKnife program on a 1 TB or more HDD, and not being able Note that the drive must NOT be formatted before you start (if it is, use "Computer Management / Disk Management" to remove format)! WARNING, ALL DATA ON NON-REMOVABLE DISK DRIVE F: WILL BE LOST!

It can backup hard drives, just about any format except one, NTFS, which is in beta. that would be faster right? http://download.cnet.com/Easeus-Partition-Master-… harold says: 7 years ago Hi, download fat32format. This works in Vista, I'm assuming it's valid for legacy versions too. :-)) Lydie says: 8 years ago Oh and BTW.

use that and you run the full test and youll find out in an hour if you want specific directions let me know 08-08-2007, 01:05 PM #6 Easy Tech Nonetheless, I'll mention them here: 'Chkdsk Runs Each Time That You Start Your Computer', due to: - Hewlett Packard ScanJet 5100c Scanner - Damaged Registry Hives A Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: When i do try to format it says "Windows was unable to format the drive". his comment is here While trying to solve this problem I Googled the search term '"is not accessible" "the parameter is incorrect"' without the single quotes and read the first 50 web pages returned.

Yesterday I came back from work, and used the fat32formatter, it took exactly 12hourz but its all done very very neatly, I formatted NTFS to FAT32, now I have 1TB of Extremely frustrated since i cannot transfer any of my files to or from my computer because USB was the only option i had after my DVD Drive failure. The following table describes the compatibility of each file system with various operating systems.NTFSFATFAT32A computer running Windows XP or Windows 2000 can access files on an NTFS partition. Let’s go through the different methods.

and if I decide to install one or more of those large FAT32 disks internally oh well. For future googler's the key word is how to format an external hard drive in Windows XP that was formatted for Mac before. Benn says: 7 years ago I downloaded this swissknife program and when I open the exe file, I can't find the program anywhere on my computer. On that note I will be celebrating by toasting a nice big warm glass of Remy X.O.

or im just going to make it read ntfs. The external drive turns on when I plug in the USB cable but the computer does not recognize the external drive any more. to the many other ways ive tried which took at least 6 to 8 hrs and didn't even work. C:UsersGerry>format /FS:FAT32 F: Access Denied as you do not have sufficient privileges.

Post your logs there and not here ! If the dirty bit is set when the computer restarts, chkdsk runs to verify the consistency of the volume." "Every time Windows XP starts, Autochk.exe is called by the Kernel to says: 7 years ago Thank you!. Online Tech Tips Search Menu Windows Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Tips Computer Tips Google Tips Internet Explorer Tips MS Office Tips Mac OS X Web

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! My USB drive, is formatted for my laptop running XP Home Edition, NTFS. Of course, in taking it to the shop, I'll be going back to the place where they may have goofed up the original upgrade.

Let me give you the specific message its given me.

  1. I'm age impaired ..
  2. newbee101 says: 8 years ago question for all… will formatting to fat32 cause me to lose my current data on my external hard drive?
  3. Suddenly, absolutely unexpectedly I have found out a site and could make it, reformat my external hard drive to FAT32.
  4. I found this out after hours….of finding how Not to do it.

Type in "cmd" in the run box and click "Ok" 3. Wonderful. If I attach a FAT32 drive, then reboot, then the drive almost always becomes visible to the machine after the reboot. HELP!!!

If you want to use this Instructions for Windows Vista make sure you know what your "volume label" is. until it just says c: then type in this fat32format x: (x being the drive number you want to format), then press Y. You should see the answers side by side. ? · 2 months ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse That's a Every time I start my computer it gives me a blue and white screen with the message , "Need to check FAT 32 file directory for consistency, It's highly recommended that

In paint go to edit => paste then save as .jpg and attach the image file to your next post using the manage attachments button from the advanced mode. __________________ Malware Wii + HBC + MplayerWii + External USB HD (loaded with media) = awsome! sheepish sumac Stumble It! • Tweet This • Bookmark on Delicious • Share on Facebook • Share on MySpace Topic Stats Top Replies Link to this Topic Type: Discussion • Score: Since I care about my data usually the only way to disconnect a FAT32 drive is to shut down the machine.

If the format is taking longer than an hour, just cancel it and try one of the methods below first.