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Subject: Re: > 32 GB?

Re: > 32 GB?

From: Matthias Wächter <>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 20:54:49 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

> If you write a good FAQ entry for us we will include it.

72. Sometimes my friend is showing off with his Archos Jukebox 6000
containing a 60 GB hard disk instead of the original one with 6 GB. How
can I upgrade my Archos Jukebox or Archos Jukebox Recorder to a larger
hard disk as well?

Simply, follow the instructions at

73. Great! But my desktop computer is up-to-date, I don't use Win98/ME any
more, I updated to Windows 2000 or Windows XP. When I try to format the
newly created FAT32 partition, Windows refuses to format and tells me it
only supports 32GB. What can I do to format a drive larger than this as
only one partition?

Since the Jukebox is portable, you can try to find someone with a Win98/ME
or Linux installation and ask him/her to help you out with formatting.

An other option is to use third-party tools for formatting of FAT32
partitions larger than 32GB. As an example the 'Paragon Partition Manager'
( has the ability to do everything with
FAT32 partitions you need for this (and much more). Paragon offers a free
demo version (with some reduced functionality but enough for our purposes)
you can download and use.

Is this OK as FAQ entries?

Sehr Wus,
- Matthias

                    "To get control over people, make them trust you.
                                            To make people trust you
                      don't try to tell them the truth about history
                 but make happen what you told them about the future."
Received on 2002-12-30

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