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Old 04-26-2005, 12:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Apart from a few added security benfits, are their any major advantages that NTFS has over FAT32??
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in windowsXP i have gotten faster reading speeds and the scandisk feature actually worx when you try to repair bad sectors.
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NTFS is a much more robust file system. For instance, if I suddenly lose power to my PC, I am less likely to have serious errors under an NTFS system than under a FAT32 system. In addition, NTFS systems generally run noticably faster vs. FAT32 systems on WinNT based OS's. Unless you are wanting to dual boot with Windows 98 or something, there is no reason you would want to choose FAT32.
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no file permissions with FAT32
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you can use lager files on NTFS - good for people doing DVD authoring and using large photoshop images.
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Old 04-26-2005, 09:25 AM   #6 (permalink)
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NTFS is more secure then Fat32.

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NTFS is the best one you coudl get for Windows.
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Yea its much faster, i agree w/ beed, it is very robust lol. BTW gray wolf wher did you get a RedXIII avatar?
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Old 04-26-2005, 04:21 PM   #9 (permalink)
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are these speed differences likely to be noticed with only navigating around windows or can it also be noticed playing games do you think?
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go with NTFS,
Anyways NTFS stand for New Technology File System.

So why not use it lol
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