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Metal God

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is it possible to convert a FAT system to NTFS without reformatting the hard drive, im using Windows XP SP1 Home Edition
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To convert a volume to NTFS from the command prompt

1. Open Command Prompt. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt.

2. In the command prompt window, type: convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs


For example, typing convert D: /fs:ntfs would format drive D: with the ntfs format. You can convert FAT or FAT32 volumes to NTFS with this command.

Important Once you convert a drive or partition to NTFS, you cannot simply convert it back to FAT or FAT32. You will need to reformat the drive or partition which will erase all data, including programs and personal files, on the partition.
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It is possible with absolutely no loss of data.

Go to Start>Run and type cmd then press Enter.

In the Command prompt that opens type "convert *: /fs:ntfs" without the quotes, replacing the * with the letter of the drive you are converting.
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hey thnx a lot guys
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