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    Can you reformat from WBSF to fat or NTFS if external drive doesnt work

    Hi all

    thanks for the help already and excellent site.

    I wanted to use a external USB drive with my USB loader GX.

    Its a enclosure with I think a IDE Samsung 200 gig drive in it.

    I cant really know for sure if it will work without trying it.

    If I format it to WBSF to try, can it be reformatted back to fat or NTFS for use again with a PC?

    Many thanks

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    of coarse you can.

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    to put back to fat or NTFS would I have to use a special format program or just plug back in PC then reformat.

    Seems silly question but WBSF isnt a standard format so thought is check

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    you should only need to plug it into pc. go to computer management and it should show up under drive management with format options. if you do need a special program there are plenty of free ones on the web.

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    cool just wanted to check so I can try my spare 200 gig external hard drive now fingers crossed hey!

    Thanks once again

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    no problem, good luck.

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