converting to ntfs

  tulix 23:21 21 Jan 2004
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i want to convert to ntfs but i am unsure what to put after the initial Convert C: /FS:NTFS it askes for (enter current volume for drive c),running a 40 gig wot do i put here?.

  Chegs ® 23:55 21 Jan 2004

Just go to the Command Prompt and execute the command CONVERT C: /fs:ntfs

and it should start the conversion.Its a while since I converted my hdd to NTFS by this command,but I seem to remember it started the conversion without any further messages(but my brain has long since fried trying to remember all this windoze stuff)

  tulix 23:58 21 Jan 2004

unfortunatly mine is asking for my volume label??

  Chegs ® 00:02 22 Jan 2004

Oh well,in that case,its just asking what you want to call your hdd(so in Win Explorer you would have C:TULIP D:DOWNLOADS or whatever you choose for the names)

  woodchip 00:05 22 Jan 2004

Can I ask WHY

  tulix 00:12 22 Jan 2004

sure you can ask why.

i like to run through different ways of running my pc,thought i would try this.

  woodchip 00:16 22 Jan 2004

You will not be able to use as much software as on FAT32 and to remove NTFS you have to FDISK the Drive

  Chegs ® 00:20 22 Jan 2004

I dont get your post Colin,I haven't found anything that I had on FAT32 that wont run now I'm on NTFS?

  woodchip 00:23 22 Jan 2004

There is some Software as there is hardware that just does not like NTFS

  woodchip 00:23 22 Jan 2004

Talking Older Programs

  tulix 00:38 22 Jan 2004

ok maybe i will do some research on this first,thanks to all.

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