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Converting 500gb drive to FAT32

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I just converted my RAW hard drive into FAT32, but it ended up having 382 GB space, and 82GB unallocated space..
Is there any way for me to convert it so I can use all 465 GB?
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yeah, convert it to NTFS....why are you using FAT32?
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Note that you cannot create a file larger than one byte less than 4 GB ((2^32)-1 byte) on a FAT32 partition.

Limitations of the FAT32 File System in Windows XP
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