How do I format my external hard drive to FAT32? Please help!

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Found 5th Oct 2010
Hi guys! Could someone be kind enough and show me how I can convert my ext hd from NTFS to FAT32 so I can make my external hard drive ps3 compatible.

Thanks to anyone who can help

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swissknife

Follow souljackers link. Works a treat & really quick.

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souljacker

I used this one for my ps3 … I used this one for my ps3 hddhttp://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?guiformat.htm



Thanks for the link! but when i click on the image a pop appears which is fine, then I click on the start format button and I get the error failed to open the device bacause it is being by another process any ideas?

Original Poster

Ok now it's kind of working the formatting nearly completed but failed at the last hurdle and it says on screen that the volume label you entered exceeds the label character limit of the target file system??

Sorry, Not sure why you are getting that error, I used it and it did mine in seconds.

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souljacker

Sorry, Not sure why you are getting that error, I used it and it did mine … Sorry, Not sure why you are getting that error, I used it and it did mine in seconds.



Ok got it working now just had to disconnect and reconnect the hard drive
Thanks for all the help you guys
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