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Help Formatting FAT32

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I have a 100GB laptop hard drive, and i'm trying to format it with fat32. Does anybody know how to do this?
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"While the FAT32 file system can support drives up to a standard theoretical size of 2 terabytes, (it 'can' be jury-rigged under Windows Millennium Edition to support partitions of up to 8 TB), Windows 2000 Professional and XP Professional cannot FORMAT a volume larger than 32 GB in size using their native FAT32 file system.

what you will have to do is patition the drive in 3
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Is there any way to do it from dos? I also heard something about being able to use a windows 98 bootdisk for it.
I did it, no dos or anything. I downloaded a program called compuapps swissknife v3 and now I have a 100gb fat32 formatted drive.
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