Having trouble with convertign to FAT32 from exFAT

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by lostworld1129, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. lostworld1129

    lostworld1129 Newbie

    Mar 19, 2009
    United States
    I have a 500gb FreeAgent SeaGate HDD.
    How can I convert this HDD into FAT32 or a format used for USB Loaders?
  2. dsfanatic5

    dsfanatic5 Team ICO Freak

    Mar 15, 2009
    United States
    You need to use a third party program to format it, since Windows won't format that size to FAT32. Download Compuapps Swissknife (free program), and use it to format your drive/partition to FAT32. Then download WBFS Manager 3.0.1 (x86 for XP, or X64 for Vista), and use it format your FAT32 partition to WBFS.
  3. Jeomite

    Jeomite GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 16, 2006
    United States
    United States
    Just tried Swissknife... the GUI makes me feel like I went back in time back to Win98.. lol.
    If you want a simple formatting tool, google and download fat32format (freeware). It's DOS command-line based but works great...
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