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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 The Fat32formatter worked great and I ended up with a Fat32 partition at 930GB. Ever since Windows 98, Microsoft built into Windows a safeguard to minimize disk errors by running Scandisk after an imperfect shutdown, which is any shutdown that doesn't allow Windows to go It's been replaced with CheckDisk or chkdsk.exe and serves the same function of checking a disk for errors.

Google with that model ID to find the related manufacturer. I wanted to format it to fat 32. 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 Imperatives of derivatives of facere, dicere and ducere How can I avoid being chastised for a project I inherited which was already buggy, but I was told to add features instead https://answers.yahoo.com/question/?qid=20100119145313AAyUqbY

Thanks to those who recommended it! In the future, around year 2500, will only one language exist on earth? This program is a dream!

  1. says: 7 years ago Thank you!.
  2. It can be run from a bootable disk, and since I only run it occasionally that's good enough for me.
  3. Thanks!
  4. don't wait ..
  5. I use to recommend a program called SwissKnife, which I mention below, but it's no longer free and no one really needs to spend $10 to convert a hard drive from
  6. For example, if you format a 1TB drive, you might perform the conversion and end up with only 500 MB of space.
  7. With all of these steps completed my drive attachment/removal problem was fixed : I successfully attached a FAT32 mass storage device and safely removed it four times in a row.
  8. I recognized my 250gb seagate and formatted it in under 2 seconds.

There are lots of other free tools and this Verbatim one is one of the better ones. Max says: 7 years ago Hey guys, I had the same problem as all of you, after doing the command prompt said file size was too big for format! It can also resize partitions. Grrrrrrrrrrrr.

I wanted my HD formatted to FAT32 to use via the USB cable to attach it to my Pioneer DVD player in order to view .avi files because the only format Any body has any clue how to convert my mkv 1280*536 to a format and resolution my YAmaha dvd player will read? You don't provide a lot of information, but let's see what we can figure out.The Windows 9x-based operating systems did not support NTFS, therefore Windows ME will not recognize your NTFS-formatted http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/9704-45-install-ntfs-fat32 Here is a list: Seagate DiscWizard  Western Digital FAT32 Formatting Tool Format External Hard Drive in FAT32 using DOS Open a command window by going to Start, then Run and typing

Your article was just what I needed. 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). Is there any way that I can find this external drive any more.

I have a number of external HD's attached via USB cables to my computer, and once in a while (these days more frequently, it seems) I keep getting this stupid error Load the formatter program. MoonSpot says: 7 years ago HerbDoctor post 11 perfect! Does not support domains.Volumes from 512†MB to 2†TB.

raj says: 7 years ago an external harddrive formatted to fat32 will let you put files on there which are 4gb or less. Then use the corresponding diagnostic utility. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Sux and i dont think there is any way around it Will says: 8 years ago So… If I reformat my external hard drive, in either the cammand prompt way or

Ubuntu 9.10 & Netbook Remix & CD2USB, Slax6.1 My System your drive is a laptop 2.5" and must be quite old by now .. Type in "cmd" in the run box and click "Ok" 3. David says: 8 years ago 18. Boot with the diskette.

DOS don't work! Found SwissKnife. (Which acted like it was doing something. Could it be a virus or something?

My USB drive, is formatted for my laptop running XP Home Edition, NTFS.

On that note I will be celebrating by toasting a nice big warm glass of Remy X.O. Please help nicole says: 8 years ago I had the same problem with it only showing 429Gb, and i can't get it to show the full terabyte no matter what it's http://www.verbatim.com/downloads/format.cfm It literally took 10 seconds for the quick format to FAT32, the program itself is a two step process and the website includes a tutorial incase you're not sure what That was about six months ago.

Then it freezes up again. Please remember to be considerate of other members. I am wondering if the issue is in the difference in the file format. jed says: 8 years ago Thank you so much for this, now I can use my huge ext hard drive with my PS3!

Group list elements using second list Coding Standard - haphazard application What's in Naboo's core, liquid water or plasma? Loading... newbee101 says: 8 years ago question for all… will formatting to fat32 cause me to lose my current data on my external hard drive? After ejecting it and re-connecting it, it shows foratted as FAT32.

NuttyAsSP says: 7 years ago I found another way - System Rescue CD can do it. The procedure is at:http://www.ntfs.com/quest22.htmHope this helps someone.Happirock 0Votes Share Flag Back to Hardware Forum 7 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   Search Start New Discussion Start New Discussion Create a I stopped the DOS attempt after 10 minutes of reading through the other posts. I was having a nightmare as my external HD was formatted to NTFS and i was believing my luck was out.

So far, it's not to the point of the beast being unwilling to defrag. (Is that next?) I think, for me, I'll just take it to the shop, but I want It happens with all my FAT32 drives, whether they be unpowered external hard drives, powered external hard drives, SDHC cards plugged directly into the machine's card reader, or SDHC cards plugged Triple6 replied Nov 1, 2016 at 6:11 PM Double or Nothing? (Graphix... Try a drive.

I was stupid. Since you don't need to read anything off a CD go ahead and select 'without CD-ROM support' At the A: prompt, type.. Simple solution is to use FAT32, no security, no problems. I almost lost hope on how to format my hard drive, but then as i read comments on how to format external hard drives, specially ur comments, it really help me

You will probably have to restart the computer for the disk check to be performed. Still not work? Partition magic never did work for me and this is the fist solution that has worked Mandy says: 8 years ago Okay so I have tried just about everything from all If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Gigi Hello says: 7 years ago windows was unable to complete the format Help?