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Re: [vox-tech] Reformatting a FAT32 partition
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Re: [vox-tech] Reformatting a FAT32 partition

Crud. My Googling of this problem indicates that this can only be done by repartitioning the partition, and even then it isn't 100% reliable.

Hee hee. Back to parted I go. Whee!

Richard S. Crawford wrote:
While rebuilding my system, I created a partition that I meant to share between Windows and Linux for the occasional document that *has* to be in MS Word, or the occasional graphic that I just can't figure out how to fix in GIMP. Originally, I accidentally formatted the partition as FAT32, and got a message from my kernel as I was booting up that said, "Warning -- FAT32 support is still alpha." Which I knew, of course.

So now, I'm back in Windows, trying to reformat that partition as FAT instead of FAT32. Windows says it can't complete the format for some reason.

Anyone have any ideas why, or how to fix this?
Richard S. Crawford

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