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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

it is /fs

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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?


UKVampire wrote:
it is /fs
Cheers. Thought so.
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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

Go to command prompt (Start>Run, then enter cmd in the prompt and press enter)

Type Format X: /FS:FAT32 [Enter] (where X is the drive letter of your hard-disk)

There'll then be a warning saying all data will be erased if you continue. Press y [Enter] to continue.

It'll take a few minutes depending on the size of the drive.

 

See if you can now access your drive in windows explorer. If not, you may need to use a program called formatfat32 (I had to when I formatted mine).

 

http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?fat32format.htm

 

Unzip to the C: drive and in Command Prompt type

CD\ [Enter] (to navigate to the C: root)

FormatFat32.exe X: [Enter] (again where X is your hard-drive letter).

This should only take a few seconds, but after that my drive was accessible from both my PC and PS3.

 

Good luck

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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

Thank you all for you for helping me the drive is now on its way to be FAT32 11% now

 

The only thing ididnt get was the label i just set it as New volume?

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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

exFAT means your hard drive went on a diet and lost weight.  Sorry...
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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

please dont ban me for bumping this, but if i format my 1TB to Fat32, i have some file bigger than 4GB..... will that cause a problem???
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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

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Yeah its a limitation of FAT32 Architecture, thats why they have exFat(FAT64). Similar to 32-bit operating systems only being able to address 4GB overall memory
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Tommy_Rockstar wrote:

am need to format it to FAT32 but all i get when i click on it is exFAT is that the same or do i need to download something?

Am on Vista to


you might wanna start by saying what it is that your trying to format .either way there is a free tool called swissknife.it is free and is very easy to use .

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Re: FAT32? i got exFAT?

would exFAT work on the playstation?
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would exFAT work on the playstation?

if exFAT is the name for FATX then yer it should .off the top of my head FATX is open source version of FAT32. the old xbox used to run it and i know the ps3 hardrive is formated in FATX

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