[BCAB] Reformatting as FAT32

Kelvin Williams kelvin.williams at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Oct 25 09:03:10 BST 2019


Hi Phil,

Yes you can, if you highlight the drive you want.

Kelvin.
On 25/10/2019 09:01, Agent Orange via Bcab wrote:
> 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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