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Subject: Re: formatting larger drives

Re: formatting larger drives

From: Lee Pilgrim <bagawk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-05

You can use this tool: http://www.mager.org/mkdosfs/
It is command line, but you should find it to not be very hard to use.

On 8/5/05, rob powell <rob@rinty.plus.com> wrote:
> Hi all, I need some help. I've got an archos studio 20 for a blind
> friend. I've upgraded the HD, (or got a friend to do it), but don't
> know how I can format the 80GB Hitachi hard drive that we've put into
> it. It's a travelstar.
>
> I'm running XP home edition on one machine, and professional on
> another. Both have service pack 2. As far as I know, Xp won't format
> a fat 32 drive that large. I could really do with not having to buy
> the software, and ideally it should be useable with speech on the
> computer, as I'm visually impaired as well. If it uses a similar
> interface to the windows explorer one, then it's probable that it
> would work fine.
>
> Thanks, very much for any help, I'm hoping to make my friend a present
> of it this weekend.
>
> Rob
>
> Rob
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