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Finish. I want to use it like external HDD drive, because I have a new PS3 HDD 320GB Seagate. Swissknive and fat32formatter didn't work. Adam R says: 7 years ago http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?fat32f… just follow those tips, works amazingly. http://pspdesktops.com/hard-drive/format-external-hard-drive-windows-7.html

Unfortunately, the software included won't install to W7 and I am too lazy to switch over atm. Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better. Hi WHS. Windows 8 Users can skip directly to the Disk Management utility by pressing the Windows and X keys on the keyboard. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/external-hard-drive-wont-format-help

Unable To Format External Hard Drive Raw

Thanks Mike but the formatting was unsuccessful because it is a RAW volume. Windows has checked the file system and found no After formatting my old drive with fat32format.exe can't use it with PS3. Benn says: 7 years ago I downloaded this swissknife program and when I open the exe file, I can't find the program anywhere on my computer.

This works in Vista, I'm assuming it's valid for legacy versions too. :-)) Lydie says: 8 years ago Oh and BTW. 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 The new file system is FAT32. Unable To Format Hard Disk Thanks nick says: 7 years ago in order not to lose all your data do you have to use another hard drive or is there a way to format and hold

Matt C. External Hard Drive Wont Format Cheers Simon T says: 8 years ago I had the same problem with a 1TB Seagate that would only go to 429GB. Here is the link http://tokiwa.qee.jp/EN/Fat32Formatter/index.html jung hua says: 8 years ago Did anybody can give me the link for download swissknife ? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2522628/windows-format-external-1tb-hard-drive.html For more information on the command tupe: HELP FORMAT I typed HELP and was told (among a lot of other technical terms) that a volume must be selected for this operation

Anything else I can do to format in FAT32? How To Format Raw External Hard Drive Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top 1 2 Next » Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. Ian says: 7 years ago FINALLY!!!!!!!!!! Thanks.

External Hard Drive Wont Format

Gigi says: 7 years ago The problem is that if you use Windows, after 2 hours of running, it will give you a message that the hard disk (320 GB) is https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4287552?start=0&tstart=0 Now whatever utility I use, that recognise it as 32GB, not 320GB. Unable To Format External Hard Drive Raw You shall now be called HerbGawd420! Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format External Hard Drive Hit the big box again, then start. (It takes a looooonnnnngg time for it to reformat (overnigth for me), but I plugged it in to my XBOX 360 afterwards with an

gigi says: 7 years ago I had my hardisk formatted by Euronics. Check This Out I also tried to format that using cmd but but my hard drive doesnt included in the list disk... This helped me to format an external 2.5" drive in an enclosure, which I plan to connect to my PS3 as a media drive. You are to be commended! External Hard Drive Raw Format Fix

Cheers. Partitioned it perfectly and now I'm safely scooping off my save games. flask. Source Soon I will have all my media fully accessible via Windows, OSX AND my xbox360!

SuperSoph_WDFeb 6, 2015, 7:44 AM Hi again, yethapot!I'd suggest to try the external drive with a different USB cable and probably on another computer. Cannot Format Hard Drive Windows 7 Then check the GUID option in Options... Enter a name for the drive. 4 Select the File System.

Paul says: 8 years ago Thanks for this valuable advice; after 'struggling' through all kinds of non-working solutions format my WD 1Tb as FAT32 so I could use it to browse

I hope it gets detected! This has saved me money, tons of time reading (even) more, And let me do it without using the dreaded partition magic. hope it formats my hard drive in FAT32.. Hard Drive Will Not Format Unplug the external HD safely, replug it back in pc/latop so it'll recognize it as FAT32.

Remember to empty your Hard Drive before using Fat32Formatter though. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Xhi Posts: 6298 This post has been reported. @jayabaluan, please make a new topic. Only see an option for formatting the drive using the NTFS file format? have a peek here wayne says: 7 years ago post 37 works like a charm!

matt says: 7 years ago THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!