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How to Format external HD to Fat32

Last response: in Storage
March 2, 2010 1:49:27 AM

hey guys,

i have a external western digital hard drive 500 gb. Im trying to reformat it to Fat32.. when i use CMD "format i:/" it says it its formating and takes forever but gives me an error in the end.
im trying to format it to fat32 so i can use it for my playstation 3.

so my question is.. how can i format it to fat32. im using windows vista 64bit. thanks guys for your help in advance

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March 2, 2010 10:58:07 AM

You can format it it to FAT32 beyond 32GB, but on Windows machines it's easiest with 3rd party utilities.

WiiBackupManager is a tool that does it easily.
March 5, 2010 2:52:00 AM

Best answer selected by fbram.