connected up external hdd,loaded paragon partition manager2005,when disk info came up i noticed that new hdd was formated to fat32,but files on internal hdd are ntfs. can i change the fat32 format to ntfs so that i can tranfer files over from int,. to ext.,hdd.
You could format it this way, but there's really no need to; an NTFS based system can read FAT32, it's only when you have a system such as Windows 98 on FAT32, that's when you've got trouble.
You can transfer files too and from your hard drive as they are if you like. The only real reason you'd absolutely need to format your external HDD would be if your files had security permissions applied to them by Windows which you wanted to maintain, for which an NTFS file system is a requirement for maintaining security.
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