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Old 10-16-2005, 08:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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how i converte my HDD from fat32 to ntsf without formating
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Old 10-16-2005, 11:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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C:\> CONVERT C: /fs:ntfs
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Old 10-16-2005, 01:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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lol, what is this ^ . please someone help
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Old 10-16-2005, 11:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You have to type that into a command prompt. Open up your start menu, click Run, and type "cmd" no quotes. From there you type in the text you see in the post above, with "C:" referring to whatever your hard drive designation is. Usually if its just one hard drive in your machine, the designation will always be "C:".

This will make that drive and or partition into a NTFS drive without deleting anything, but you will not be able to go back to FAT32 without formatting and losing everything. Ye be warned...

P.S. when typing it into the prompt, leave out the first "C:\>" as it is there by default.
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Sorry about that. I should have specified
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sad. i should have known that. oh well i learned something
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Old 10-17-2005, 08:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
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i found this page http://aumha.org/win5/a/ntfscvt.php
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Old 10-17-2005, 02:28 PM   #8 (permalink)
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it didn't work for me, look here:



can someone tell me why it didn't work for me?
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Old 10-17-2005, 04:12 PM   #9 (permalink)
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convert c: /fs:ntfs


You spelt it wrong.....
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yeah. incorrect spelling "ntfs" not "ntsf". if you remember that fs means file system you won't have a problem.
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