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convert from FAT32 to NTFS


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bigdogalex

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I have a 8g flashdrive that I'd like to format as NTFS. It was priviously formatted as FAT32. I used MyComputer to try thr formatting. It only shows FAT32 as format system.
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NTFS formatted pen drives wear out quicker as it adds all kinds of extra overheads, securities, permissions and so on and so forth. Not an issue with FAT32 as you send it a file and it's written, saving the OS a job of saving it, writing about it, indexing it, tracing it, securing it.. Okay the maximum size is 4Gb but realistically if you need a file that big you can burn it on a DVD.
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