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Hi my drive will only format as fat, i need it to load xp on it, am i doing something wrong?

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No, your not doing anything wrong. The FAT32 file system is for smaller drives while the NTFS is for drives in excess of 100GB.

Posted on Oct 17, 2010

  • nuffspek_eba Oct 17, 2010

    hi, it turned out the drive was faulty, it died the next day... :( but thanx for your help

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