NTFS and Floppies ?

  [DELETED] 12:20 01 Nov 2003

I have Win XP Pro operating on FAT 32 and it's suggested that I convert to NTFS for greater stability but, I use floppies to back up my Sage accounts also, I use floppies liberally in various keyboards and transfer (copy) from midi files and folders on my hard disc for use in the said keyboards.

Any advice would be welcome. Kindest regards.

  [DELETED] 12:22 01 Nov 2003

Converting your hard drive to NTFS will not affect your ability to transfer files from HDD to floppy and vice versa.

  [DELETED] 12:25 01 Nov 2003

I converted to NTFS when I changed to W2K and have found no trouble with floppies.


  [DELETED] 12:25 01 Nov 2003

VoG is right you know!

  [DELETED] 13:08 01 Nov 2003

My thanks to all....I'll go ahead.

  [DELETED] 13:21 01 Nov 2003

Do I go into Start/Run and type in

convert c:fs:ntfs with spaces as indicated.

And.. I have a slave HD on fat32 which I use for backing up.

  [DELETED] 13:24 01 Nov 2003

convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs

  [DELETED] 13:25 01 Nov 2003

Oh, and you do it from Start, Accessories/Command Prompt

  [DELETED] 15:01 01 Nov 2003

Just out of interest floppies are always FAT8 - irrespective of what the hard drive uses.

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