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 Greg says: 7 years ago +1 Kortnie, I was ready to scream until I found this. ANSDAC Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: I left my heart in Prussia, but my body lives in Sydney Australia Registered: Jul 9, 2001Posts: 11413 Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:01 am WinZip I recognized my 250gb seagate and formatted it in under 2 seconds. Source
If you don't even want to bother with the command prompt, just download this free tool and use it. says: 8 years ago I tried this with a 200 GB HD on Windows XP Pro x64… C:Documents and Settingsmark>format /FS:FAT32 f: The type of the file system is RAW. A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. This program works GREAT!
Yesterday I came back from work, and used the fat32formatter, it took exactly 12hourz but its all done very very neatly, I formatted NTFS to FAT32, now I have 1TB of Ian says: 7 years ago FINALLY!!!!!!!!!! If you boot into Linux on a liveCD can you write to the whole stick using dd or similar tools? (Disconnect any hard drives so you don't accidentally destroy them) Thats
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. Avenue Georges Pompidou, P.O Box 2387 Dk Senegal. It's a painfully simple program to use and it works really well. Exfat To Ntfs robert says: 8 years ago mine wont work says, this volume is write protected Joey says: 8 years ago Yeah this swissknife thing will only format 400gb ish of my 1tb
Now that i can format to FAT32, I wanna do partition to split it into 2 storage, one is NTFS to store files, and the other is FAT32 to store all Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format Usb mkss55442 says: 7 years ago Madman, it would help if you said what program you're using. Anonymous says: 7 years ago hahaha….I read all these posts trying to convert my iomega 500gb hard drive from NTFS to FAT32. BUT, I found a solution that ACTUALLY does WORK!
Holly says: 7 years ago @Paul #18 Thank you so much for this information…I tried and tried for hours to get my WD Passport Elite 500GB EHD to convert to FAT click here now I tried using the command prompt at first (format /FS FAT32 X:) but after 5 hours it said my device was too big. Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format Ntfs View all 22 comments Report Manu- Jul 7, 2008 at 10:21 AM i have 16 GB kingston pen Drive I can,t reformat and its saying windows unable to format Report pramod What Is Exfat First brings me to the HP Site where I need to type a model.
file which is in notepad format which can be found by doing search for all files and copy the sameto C drive and paste the above - [boot loader]timeout=30default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS[operating systems]multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows this contact form NOW , you open that file using "NOTEPAD" in ur PC . FAT32 also has a limit of 65 K entries in a directory (FAT16 was 512 files). Get the answer Adnan_19Nov 6, 2016, 6:26 PM Use AOMEI partition assistant tool. Ntfs Formatter
Thanks for all the help. But, in fact, did nothing at all. dbwillis Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Nov 6, 2001Posts: 2539 Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:11 pm Try diskpart from a cmd prompt on a vista machine or XP 25 posts Ars have a peek here Format options doesn't have an option for FAT32.
It resulted in an unreadable stick, but a subsequent format to Fat32 restored it full capacity again.Socoj2: I took a quick look at that link that has one hacking XP. Allocation Unit Size I must add though that my disc was previously an NTFS fromatted disc - does this make a difference? I need my 640Gb volume in FAT32 to hook up to my satellite pvr that only accepts that format.
JVonD says: 7 years ago Great article. den View all 30 comments Report nick- Aug 11, 2008 at 10:18 AM thanx alot it really helped Report Tani- Aug 23, 2008 at 08:25 AM Thanx Yaar , really mind 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 The Format Did Not Complete Successfully And yes, before you start ragging…..of course I updated and tried this on the lastest version.
I was stupid. Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top vistamike Posts: 10945 This post has been reported. Hardware & Devices How can I format my external drive to NTFS?I have a WD Passport Essential 320gb external hard drive that I want to use to back-up my dual boot http://amazonfonts.com/unable-to/windows-was-unable-to-complete-the-format-usb.html Register now Not a member yet?
Note: The steps below will format the USB Drive. 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 when I format it, windows was unable to complete the format usb was appear my usb pens are kingstom and sony 2gb I try to format them at every computer but I have a 1TB seagate external hard drive and is now fully formatted in FAT32.
gigi says: 7 years ago Start, Run, Format….doesn't work. If it shows up as an actual hard drive there is no problem. Fast and very user friendly.