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Subject: Re: rockbox, 64GB SDXC card and win10 format fat32

Re: rockbox, 64GB SDXC card and win10 format fat32

From: Michael Sparmann via rockbox <>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 03:51:10 +0100

Hello Dave,

That is an arbitrary limitation of Windows' built-in format tool.

There are several third-party tools, which can format larger drives (up
to 2TB) as FAT32 with no issues. is a commonly used swiss army knife for such (and a
lot of other) situations.

Best Regards,

Am 18.03.2023 um 03:46 schrieb David Mehler via rockbox:
> Hello,
> An sdhc card that was in my player died today. I am atempting to
> replace it with a 64GB SDXC card, it came preformatted as xFat which
> rockbox doesn't support. So since win10's gui-formatter wouldn't
> format the card fat32 I dropped to an administrative cmd prompt and
> entered:
> format letter: /fs:fat32 /q
> I was informed that the drive is to big for fat32. I am apparently stuck.
> Help appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Dave.
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