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Just download it, unzip it and run the tool. What do I do? http://www.verbatim.com/downloads/format.cfm jup says: 7 years ago Thank you, Will, for sharing that very important program. I'm not old!! check my blog

The reason you may want to do this is for some type of removable drive, e.g. How can i resolve it. I'm glad you did. 0 Replies safecracker 1 Reply Fri 12 Sep, 2003 12:21 am I wasn't laughing at you I was laughing at the so called If someone really thinks they need to run scandisk from DOS, follow these steps to the letter (since you're using FAT32 I'll assume you're using Win9x/ME).... https://answers.yahoo.com/question/?qid=20100119145313AAyUqbY

In that case, you can use some 3rd party programs that will allow you to format an external hard drive with the larger size. You can also use it to create partitions on an external hard drive and it formats faster than Windows. Toshiba says lifetime is 5 years : http://www3.toshiba.co.jp/storage/en...hdd/mk1016.htm Both figures mean that hard drive should fail on average once every 300.000 hours provided it's replaced every 5 years if I understood

Oh well, while the cat's away, the birdies play. And 8 seconds or was it 10 to fix and return my external drive back to a FAT32. Sometimes I can plug in a FAT32 drive and it works right away. Since there's never anything wrong, I'd just like to be left in peace.

So next time you want to format a hard drive in FAT32 and Windows only gives you an option for NTFS, make sure to follow one of the methods mentioned above. You can use features such as Active Directory and domain-based security only by choosing NTFS as your file system. •It is easy to convert partitions to NTFS. Thanks! Volumes much larger than 2 terabytes (TB) are possible.Cannot be used on floppy disks.Volumes from floppy disk size up to 4 gigabytes (GB).

The BIOS should recognize the hardware, though; it's possible the USB port is bad.I don't understand why your laptop did not recognize the Compaq drive in the enclosure unless there is Can’t do it? But then windows acts crappy because it will freeze alot and be unresponsive and slow. I hate Sony…I'm going to Microsoft.

  • It was trying to act as a Storage Drive, of course using FAT32.
  • Again, thanks Paul and everyone who tried and gave their comments about the Fat32Formatter.
  • I always wondered if they did it correctly since I was getting the new version of Norton's antivirus and they were supposed to put it in first...
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  • I hope someone can help me.
  • I am wondering if the issue is in the difference in the file format.
  • This makes me think i should maybe change it back to NTFS… though first i will drag the old mac from out of the cupboard to see it it reads/writes to
  • When I turned on my computer, it was booting to the Removable Drive; the reason for that message.

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joe says: 8 years ago i have the same problem as matt. click site NTFS volumes are not affected. What I should do now?????? Formatted my new External Seagate 1.5 Terabyte drive with this utility.

Thank you all for the suggestions Leo says: 7 years ago Many people dont know this but u can format an external drive of up to 2TB if u have windows Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the 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 news Not by a long shot.

Let’s go through the different methods. I'm also having connection problems and have been going back and forth with Earthlink trying to resolve those. I'm downloading Swissknife now to try it.

Simple solution is to use FAT32, no security, no problems.

mkss55442 says: 7 years ago Madman, it would help if you said what program you're using. It can be run from a bootable disk, and since I only run it occasionally that's good enough for me. It's a standalone EXE file, so you don't even have to install it on your system. Michael B says: 7 years ago I used the fat32formatter as mentioned above - it formatted my 1 TB western digital elements drive from NTFS to FAT 32 in about 14

In the black box you have to type in a command issueing the computer to format your external hard drive. I tried using the command prompt at first (format /FS FAT32 X:) but after 5 hours it said my device was too big. isezeri · July 29, 2016 7:44am PST 2 Internal wiring of hdd to usb cables George1453 · August 19, 2016 1:46am PST 1 Laptop refuses to power on all the components More about the author Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at...

Format in FAT32 using Verbatim SmartDisk FAT32 Utility There is a free utility called Verbatim FAT32 Tool which will allow you to convert your hard drive to FAT32 in seconds. All of these drives/cards used to work fine on this machine. Good Luck Guys. So, I just don't want to jump to conclusions on throwing away the hard drive.

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Have not tried that yet, but the Mplayer sees the drive and plays the files! A theme that cropped up a few times was people facing this problem after having changed drive letters. i am trying different sizes with anyvideo converter. On the next window make sure the box that says Automatically fix errors is checked and then click on OK.

But then windows acts crappy because it will freeze alot and be unresponsive and slow. Thanks! Nothing will happen if you don't click on APPLY. You will probably have to restart the computer for the disk check to be performed.

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