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Subject: Formatting partitions >32MB on Windows XP

Formatting partitions >32MB on Windows XP

From: Clive Freeman <clivemeister_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-26

> I need to format the new 80gb drive that I have just installed in my
> Archos JBR V1. From reading various web articles and experimenting, it
> has become clear that Windows XP does not format drives bigger than
> 32GB in the FAT32 filesystem needed for the Archos.

Try using h2format - it's freeware, and does a good job:
ftp://ftp.heise.de/pub/ct/ctsi/h2format.zip

It runs at the command prompt - "h2format X:" where X is the drive
letter that the disk to be formatted is mounted on.

Clive.
Received on Mon Jun 26 10:47:48 2006


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