[BCAB] Reformatting as FAT32

Agent Orange agentorange at talktalk.net
Fri Oct 25 09:01:00 BST 2019


Barry, don't think you can do that in Windows 7?

Phil


-----Original Message-----
From: Barry Toner [mailto:barry at tonermail.co.uk] 
Sent: 25 October 2019 08:59
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Reformatting as FAT32

Hi Phil,

How about Windows own format utility?

Open Explorer, navigate to Computer, hit the apps key on the drive and
select format.  Select FAT32 from the options.

Barry.
Barry Toner
barry at tonermail.co.uk



> On 25 Oct 2019, at 08:30, Agent Orange via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
wrote:
> 
> 
> Can anyone recommend a utility, reliable and accessible with a screen
> reader, that will enable me to easily format a 128GB micro SD card as
FAT32?
> 
> I have been having intermittent problems over some years whenever I need
to
> do this, and I'm starting to wonder whether they might be due in part to
the
> utility I have been using to do it.  It is just called FAT 32 Format.
When
> I use this utility to reformat an SD or micro SD card to FAT32 the card
> seems to play up afterwards with various symptoms including being "locked"
> or not being visible to the card reader.
> 
> Just wondering if there any alternative utilities out there that will do
> this.  I am using Win 7 64.
> 
> Any recommendations welcome, thanks
> 
> Phil
> 
> 
> 
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