[Noisebridge-discuss] Mac MSDOS FAT32 XHDD drive formatting problem...

Eric W. Rasmussen ewr at majortek.com
Tue Jun 11 05:50:30 UTC 2013


Wait....

I need clarification. You are running OS10.5 and you formatted a drive. 
How large is the drive?


On 06/10/2013 09:21 PM, N wrote:
> I have a X USB HD formatted OS 10.5 FAT32 that I would like to format 
> as a Windows XP drive.
>
> XP will not recognize it, no driver letter appears when I connect it 
> via USB cable. It only shows up in Control Panel, Device Manager and 
> there only as a USB, from which I have found no way to format it.
>
> I've tried every trick in the book but nothing works.
>
> The drive is fully functional when connected to a MacBook Pro and can 
> be formatted back and forth from MS DOS FAT 32 to OS10.5 which tells 
> me it's working.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Nick
>
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