Format NTFS to FAT32 in Vista?

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Sep 19, 2010
  1. raiderscrusade
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    Hello,

    I recently bought an ASUS VENTO external HDD which was formatted in NTFS.

    When I right click on the Drive in "My Computer" on my Vista machine, the only Format option I have is "exFAT".

    The HDD size is 320 GB and I am wanting to put some photos, music and videos on there, thus requiring the FAT32 file system (it's preferred, for me).

    Is there any way I can format this NTFS drive to FAT32 in Windows Vista? Because for some reason, it simply does not allow formatting via Right Click>Format.

    Thank you all for any help!
     
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    Eh? You should be able to put those files on an NTFS-formatted drive, unless I'm wrong.
     
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    The tool included with windows won't format drives over 32GB as FAT32, you'll need an alternative tool.

    GParted works.
     
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    Thanks works like a charm [​IMG]
     

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