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“ I've recently installed a new hard drive (boot drive) on my pc, it is now on the FAT32 drive, but I need it to be a NTFS drive, so I can store files larger than 4gb. Is it possible to change a FAT32 file system to NTFS? My operating system is Windows XP PRO, how can I do that?”
Standard Windows utility that is called CONVERT can help to change FAT/FAT32 to NTFS. All you need is just go to the Command Prompt and execute the command:
CONVERT C: /fs:ntfs
Where C: is a name of the drive you want to convert.
After machine re-boot conversion process will start and you'll have your FAT32 converted to NTFS without of data loss.
Things always like this! For NTFS file system with Windows XP is highly recommended because of its advanced performance, security and reliability features.
To change FAT/FAT32 to NTFS is much like a piece of cake; while for those who have little knowledge of computer and are always confused by the complicated program code, no one is willing to pose himself in any possible risk in losing data during the conversion process from FAT32 file system to NTFS.
Here comes a good news: EaseUS Partition Master, featuring powerful resize and move, copy, create, delete, explore function, also gives you a hand in need to convert or change fat/fat32 to ntfs, no more confusion, no more worry to do it.
Tip: Before doing so, please do remember to backup data in case of any unexpected troubles happening. Close all applications and leave enough free space about 3% on partitions.
Simple steps to change FAT/FAT32 to NTFS:
1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Select a FAT12/16/32 partition, right click it and select Convert to NTFS.
2.The pop-up dialog box will show the source and destination file system, click "OK" to continue.
Wait patiently, all jobs will be soon accomplished by this software. No data loss and no obstacles. EaseUS Partition Master is your best choice for managing partition disk such as to change FAT/FAT32 to NTFS with ease.