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Down load from this link GParted 3.4.11-iso

  1. burn iso onto cd.
  2. boot computer from cd.
  3. This is a Linux Gnome Partition Editor. The default is us english.
  4. select run with usb support, and have your mybook on.
  5. select the partition, or if multiple partitions are listed delete them 1 at a time. and apply settings
  6. select partition and from the menu select format NTFS.
  7. Apply.
  8. OK
  9. exit.

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I am converting Fat to NTFS convert l:/fs:ntfs the drive is 2gb what do i enter for the volume label for that drive


You need to locate the current volume label on the drive.
The easiest way to do this is from the command prompt, you type in vol(space) then the drive letter you are converting & press enter. It will then tell you the volume name, and then on the second line the serial number for the drive.

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How to convert FAT32 fmt to NTFS or vise verse...


Often we face problem while shifting data to USB drive or flash drive when the size of the data is big. It is because of the format of the USB or flash drive which is FAT 32. So here goes the way out to convert FAT 32 into NTFS-

How to convert a FAT volume or a FAT32 volume to NTFS
    1.In search of windows 7 or 8 type cmd.
    2.In command prompt write-
    chkdsk j: /f
    3.Then type-
    Convert J: /FS:NTFS
    *REMEMBER HERE J MEANS THE DRIVE LETTER.

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Convert FAT or FAT32 File system into NTFS


You can increase the performance of your computer using NTFS (New Technology File System) hard drive volume with windows XP, because this advance file system provides some extra features, for example security, reliability, file encryption and Compression features.
But if you are still using old file systems like FAT or FAT32, you can covert it into NTFS with a simple command. The interesting thing is that you can convert your hard drive volumes file system without losing data on the drive. Follow the giving steps to convert FAT or FAT32 partition to NTFS:
  • First go to Start button then click on Run option.
  • Now type here “CMD” and press Ok to open command prompt.
  • At the command prompt type convert drive letter name: /fs:ntfs
  • For example if you want to convert drive E to NTFS then the command will be “convert e: /fs:ntfs”.
  • Now restart your computer and enjoy NTFS features, but keep in mind you cannot covert back it to FAT or FAT32 again.
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Cannot unplug my 1 tb WD Elements EHD get message @windows cannot stop your generic volume device because it's in use


Some software in windows might be accessing the drive in background, use a software like USB unlocker so that you can close the software trying to access your drive.

http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/

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Can not get hard drive to convert from fat32 to ntfs


Convert FAT32 to NTFS In Windows XP:

  • Click Start -> Run
  • Enter "cmd" into the text field labeled "Open".
  • Click OK button
  • If you want to convert drive D (D:), enter the command "vol d:" in the command window, to find the volume label for the D: partition
  • Then enter the command "convert d: /fs:ntfs" to convert the D: partition from FAT32 to NTFS
  • When prompted, enter the volume label for the partition

Convert FAT32 to NTFS In Windows Vista and 7:

  • Click Start sphere.
  • In the Start Menu search box, simply enter "cmd" and hit enter.
  • If you want to convert drive D (D:), enter the command "convert d: /fs:ntfs" to convert the D: partition from FAT32 to NTFS that way can be confusing so an easier way is to download a free software heres the link http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm

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How can I format my newly bought Seagate 250 GB External Portable Drive into FAT32 system. Are most dvd players now with usb support for divx cannot access external drives that are in NTFS format such as...


You can specify the format type on the option page for format before you press the format button when displaying the drives in "My Computer"

Additionally, you can CONVERT an existing FAT or FAT32 partition to NTFS. Follow the steps below for Windows XP:
  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:ntfs For 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.

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Won't convert to NTSF for automatic backup


do a chkdsk (checkdisk)
after type commant prompt convert Volume (this is your drive letter) /FS:NTFS

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Power to 1T EHD not going through


yay, I plugged it back into my computer at home and it worked... might have not been enough power or the USB connection wasn't strong enough. anyway, happy happy happy...but have learnt a big lesson...BACK IT UP ON DVD as well.

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Partitioning ext. "MY BOOK"


You don't need to format it. You can also just convert it to NTFS and keep the current data.
There is also no requirement to create more than one partition.

In the command prompt window, type
convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs


You'll find this in Windows Help. Just search for convert ntfs.

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Cant download large files to my book


Try converting from FAT32 to NTFS. That should take care of the problem. Check out http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314097/EN-US/ for the XP instructions.

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