NTFS folder in hard drive

  neurodiversity 18:36 15 Dec 2015

Hi, if you use your old computer hard drive (windows XP) as an external hard drive and plug it into another computer, does a folder called 'NTFS' show up when you look through the files? If so, what usually is in it?

  lotvic 18:08 16 Dec 2015

There is not a Folder called NTFS on mine. I do have some system files 'ntfs.sys' (my old XP drive still has XP and programs on it)

  RV510 22:23 17 Dec 2015

Isn't NFTS the American DVD system as opposed to the European/UK PAL system?

  RV510 14:41 18 Dec 2015

If there's nothing in the file just right click and delete it, open it first though just to make sure it's empty.

  lotvic 22:21 20 Dec 2015

Careful in deleting, sometimes content can be 'hidden' and doesn't show up unless you have selected 'show hidden files, folders and drives' in Folder Options.

  rdave13 23:15 20 Dec 2015

Will be the partition containing the C:\ drive with XP on it. Showing as an NTFS folder. Open it up and check the folders inside. You should find your old data files on it to retrieve.

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