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Old 06-17-2006, 01:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there any fat32 conversion tools that won't damage windows XP home edition with service pack 2

I need my drive converted from NTFS to FAT32
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Old 06-17-2006, 01:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i found how to add a partition on the drive and set it to fat32 but it can't hold enough data and i need 4.5 gig in it to install Klinux. Is it possable to take some space from the main partition and add it to another
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Partition Magic should do the trick, I used it to install a dual boot xp/98 system on my last pc. It's pretty much the same thing to install Linux I believe.
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If only you wanted to convert from FAT32 to NTFS I could finally utilize all my MCSE training and all the fancy DOS TOOL commands they teach you to CONVERT /fs:ntfs..lol..ok you have to be a nerd to understand that one..sorry..

Yes as mentioned I would use Partition Magic as well to reorganize your partitions. I would try to make it as non-complicated as possible. Meaning I would concentrate first on getting the size of the partition correct THEN concentrate on making it FAT32.
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Will i have to delete another partition to send some space from one to another
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No, Partition Magic will just take free space from one partition and move it to another one.
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