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Why can't disk capacity of more than 32GB be formatted with FAT32?

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Disk capacity of more than 32GB cannot be formatted with FAT32.

Note: Sony guarantees normal operation only in the default file system.

Disk area of over 32GB capacity cannot be formatted with the FAT32 file system on Windows® XP.
Please partition the disk capacity to make it less than 32GB so that formatting can be done.