Closed Can Windows Vista read a external hard drive formatted in FAT32? Tags: FAT32 Windows Vista External Hard Drive Last response: May 2, 2010 6:22 AM in Windows Vista Share Timberwolf5578 March 20, 2008 9:22:06 PM Anyone know? Thanks. More about : windows vista read external hard drive formatted fat32 vangvace March 21, 2008 12:15:39 AM should because many thumb drives are fat32 and my fat32 thumb drive works fine. Best solution Groveling_Wyrm March 21, 2008 7:10:44 AM Share Yes, it will read it. You can also format the HDD that has vista installed on it, to FAT32 if you choose. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Formatted Drive from NTFS to FAT32 , must recover data from NTFS system Forum Format large HDD as FAT32 ?!!? Forum FAT32 vs NTFS decision for two drives Forum How to Format external HD to Fat32 Forum Can't get my RAW external hard drive formatted please Help Forum Mac formatted hard drive on windows vista laptop Forum How to format SATA 40gb from PS3 to FAT32 in my new enclosure Forum I want to read existing data on a RAW formatted Hard Drive ! Forum Format 3TB drive to FAT32 format 3TB drive to FAT32 Forum Can Win7 read an MS-DOS FAT formatted external drive ? Forum Can't read an old Hard Drive Forum FAT32 Formatted External Drive Autoplay doesn't Recognize it Forum Is possible to format hard drive without losing files? Forum Help with external hard drive formatting Forum Can XP read an older DOS formatted drive (data retrieval)? Forum Erased Partition on external hard drive by mistake! Help! Forum How to convert toshiba external drive file format from fat32 to ntfs Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum Vista Ready? Forum Is there a FPS comparison between xp - vista? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !