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Formatting NTFS

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How would I reformat an HDD that has NTFS as a file system?
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Got your Vista cd handy?

If so, boot using the cd and follow the prompts.

One of them will be to remove the partition and format to NTFS.

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You are asking how to change from NTFS to FAT32.
This can not be done with Vista, as Vista only uses the NTFS.
If you are using an older operating system you can reinstall the operating system and select to format with FAT32. This will erase all of your data so make backups and have any program disc ready to reinstall the programs.
Please note that with Vista you may have a second partition that the operating system is not on that is FAT32, but there are limitations.

Edited by hfcg, 03 September 2008 - 02:22 PM.

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