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    D'oh can't remember the name of a program

    I have an extrenal Hard Drive taken out of my old PC that is formatted to NTFS, it's in the enclosure but i want to remove the partition and format it to FAT32.

    There was a really good free program that does this but can't remembver what it was! Rep for any good suggestions/ideas. Really want the name of that one!!!

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    can you not boot to DOS and use FDISK?

    Original Poster

    StevenA2000_uk;3928837

    can you not boot to DOS and use FDISK?



    Probabily but i wanted that windows based one as it was so easy to use ;-)

    Partition Magic?

    You can run it as a slave and format to FAT, FAT32, NTFS etc etc..

    Really easy to use..

    Rick

    kobirulali;3928945

    Probabily but i wanted that windows based one as it was so easy to use ;-)



    If you're using it as an external drive then disk management would be able to do the job via Windows Admin Tools would it not?

    kobirulali;3928945

    Probabily but i wanted that windows based one as it was so easy to use ;-)



    Hello?
    Post number 3?

    Original Poster

    StevenA2000_uk;3928994

    If you're using it as an external drive then disk management would be … If you're using it as an external drive then disk management would be able to do the job via Windows Admin Tools would it not?



    Ahh yes it's there, gonna backup stuff now and will have a go at that to see it it works, cheers

    Original Poster

    steadyeddie;3928881

    ]This the one?



    steadyeddie;3929044

    Hello?Post number 3?



    Hi

    Sorry not ignoring ya, just messing with some other ones. WIll try that if the other option above doesn't work for me!

    'Takes off his invisibility cloak'

    LOL
    no problem.
    Does a good job though

    Original Poster

    tonyg1962;3929334

    Swissknife ?]http://www.compuapps.com/download/Swissknife/swissknife.htm



    THAT'S THE ONE CHEERS!!!!!!!! Rep left for all of ya!

    Original Poster

    Works perfect, takes about 1/2 a second to get rid of partition and format to FAT32

    Banned

    if the hdd is like over 30gb wont fat32 have trouble?? or is that something else?

    btw you could have just formatted thru windows device manager
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