Your expertise would greatly be appreciated!

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Leigh, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. Leigh

    Leigh Guest

    I'm having a problem formatting my external hard drive correctly. I'm new to
    Windows XP, so followed the directions that I received off the microsoft
    sight. The only problem is this: when the format box opens and I go to the
    File System drop down box - it only has NTFS. I haven't been able to update
    all of my computers to XP yet, the others use ME. I need to get this computer
    to format this external hard drive to FAT32. That way I can use it for both
    ME & XP.

    Does anyone have any idea why the FAT32 will not show up in the file system
    drop down box so I can format the external HD to that? Any help or ideas
    would greatly be appreciated. I will need full details because as I said I'm
    completey new to XP.

    Thanks so much for your time
    Leigh, Jun 22, 2005
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  2. Leigh

    MySwee Guest

    do u mean USB connected External Hard Disk? I think there is a readme manual
    guide you to format. I can format my external hard disk by follow the readme
    MySwee, Jun 22, 2005
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