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Tuesday
Sep142010

Format Large Drives as FAT32 Easily

A customer came in today with a 640GB External Hard Disk intending to connect it to his PlayStation 3.  

The trouble was it came pre-formatted with the newer NTFS file system and the PS3 wants the older FAT32 format common before Windows XP.

Being a savvy guy, he had already tried and failed with the built in Windows Formatting tool, as well as CompuApps Inc. SwissKnife which he had read about, but I was able to turn him onto Fat32 Formatter by Ridgecrop Consulting.

Fat32 Formatter was able to format his drive as FAT32, no problem.

So if you're planning to hook up your fresh-out-of-the-box External Drive to your PS3, give Fat32 Formatter a try to avoid hiccups.

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