Fat32 to NTFS

  dfb70uk 16:35 14 Nov 2006
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As I understand it to change one of the partitions on my HD (I have emptied it and reformatted it) is to go to the prompt and type
convert e: /fs:ntfs/video
where e is my partition
video is volume name
The space between e: / is important but should there be a space between convert and e.
Running XP.
Regards
David

  De Marcus™ 16:38 14 Nov 2006
  Ptolemy 16:41 14 Nov 2006

If you're using XP there is a much easier way.

Open "My Computer" - right-click on the appropriate partition icon and select "Properties" - select "Format"


The second box down lists the file system type, click the arrow for the drop down options of NTFS or FAT32.

  De Marcus™ 16:42 14 Nov 2006

Agreed, much easier with an empty drive.

  dfb70uk 06:17 15 Nov 2006

Thanks both of you, thats how I reformatted but I didn't realise how close I was to the answer.
Why is "Help" on Windows so unhelpful, or is it just me!!
Thanks again.regards
David

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