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Hi have a nice day!
To convert FAT32 to NTFS advice microsoft support.
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Posted on Mar 08, 2008

  • Kleanthis Mavropoulos
    Kleanthis Mavropoulos Mar 08, 2008

    To convert an existing FAT or FAT32 volume to NTFS, follow these steps:



    1.
    Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt.

    2.
    At the command prompt, type the following, where drive letter is the drive that you want to convert:
    convert drive letter: /fs:ntfsFor example, type the following command to convert drive E to NTFS:
    convert e: /fs:ntfsNote If the operating system is on the drive that you are converting, you will be prompted to schedule the task when you restart the computer because the conversion cannot be completed while the operating system is running. When you are prompted, click YES.

    3.
    When you receive the following message at the command prompt, type the volume label of the drive that you are converting, and then press ENTER:
    The type of the file system is FAT.
    Enter the current volume label for drive drive letter

    4.
    When the conversion to NTFS is complete, you receive the following message at the command prompt:
    Conversion complete

    5.
    Quit the command prompt.

  • Kleanthis Mavropoulos
    Kleanthis Mavropoulos Mar 08, 2008

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