Windows 7 format hard drive fat 32

Windows 7 does not have a GUI screen to format a hard drive in FAT32 format.  There is the command line option which took ages.  Therefore, is there another option that is both free, fast, and easy to use?

Looking online, there are various fat32 formatting software available that run under Windows 7, but the question is will they still work or be available in the future?

GParted is a disk resizing and formatting utility that runs off a CD/DVD.  It is a GUI Linux tool that is free, fast, easy to use, and constantly maintained.

Unfortunately, you will have to burn the ISO to a CD/DVD and boot off of that CD/DVD.  Although, it will most likely be updated and freely downloadable with future versions of Windows or other OS’s that come out.


GParted can be downloaded from

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