troubleshooting Question

Convert OSX-formatted drive to FAT32

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I have a drive that was formatted with some version of Snow Leopard.  It would be bootable if it was in a MacBook.

I don't care about the information on the drive.  I want to reformat it and use it as an external USB drive on my PC running XP.

I do not have access to a Mac.

When I connect the drive to the PC via USB, it (unsurprisingly) is not assigned a drive letter.  I can see it in Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Disk Management, which says it's "Healthy (GPT Protective Partition)".

In Disk Management, I do not have the option to initialize, delete partition, or do anything else to the disk.

What free tool can I use to wipe the Apple formatting off of it, so that I can initialize, partition, and reformat it for Windows?
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