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# 20751 4-Apr-2008 18:06
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Hi guys; im new here..
i was just wondering, i have a maxtor mini 120gb usb external hard drive and for some reason i cannot format it into fat 32, im using windows vista, and therefore windows itself will not allow me to format into anything but ntfs however i have tried other programs, (partion magic and swissknife) with no luck. Swissknife actually worked fine until i connected the drive and then it shut itself down, there has to be a way to format it into fat32, somebody please help!

thanks in advance;

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  # 121245 5-Apr-2008 09:00
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Obvious question.... why FAT32 ? :)

Are you trying to format the entire drive as FAT32, or have you partioned it into smaller sections ?





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