Changing HDD from NTFS to FAT32

faisalpandu

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Hello i currenlty have a fujitsu 2.5HDD which i would like to format to FAT32. It is currently on NTFS. I have got on the format option on the HDD but only shows the NTFS option. Is there any software about which allow me to change it from NTFS to FAT32.

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I am wanting to change the format of an external HDD not an internal HDD will above command change the external cos i done want to mess anything up on my pc
 

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I am wanting to change the format of an external HDD not an internal HDD will above command change the external cos i done want to mess anything up on my pc

The above command is fine. If your external drive is E: for example then type the following in the command prompt.

format e: /fs:fat32
 

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so is format, its a standard part of windows.

As oneman says, to format an external drive, just include the drive you want to us in the command.
 

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all depends how big the drive is
 

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my hdd is 75GB. The HDD is F***ked up now. I entered the command in command promt. It was convering for about and hpur and a half and now the HDD is unaccessible. The hdd comes up as local disk and when i cklick on it it syas G:/ is not accessible the parameter is incorrect

wat the f**k does that mean. wat do i do wats the solution.
 

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an hour and half seems a little too long for such a small drive, Have you tried this in another machine at all? Did you disconnect it during the format?
 

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Can i just thanks to meanie and mannlooney. The program you gave me worked straight away and only took abuou 5 seconds. Thank you very much i now have FAT32 HDD.
 
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