Conclusion On FAT NTFS - While using the given steps you can easily convert your FAT32 drive into NTFS.
I have currently files in FAT 32 format while I am interested to convert it with NTFS. I want to convert this format with NTFS. How can I change the format of my drive from FAT32 TO NTFS. WILL it bring some significant difficulty for me to do this?
If you are interested to convert the format of your file or drive you are in the right article but prior to it, you need to know what is the format of your file recently, if you have not any idea for this. You can know the format of your file through disk manager or right click on the windows explorer and click on properties to know the format. But the simplest way to know it is to run CHKDSK in windows command prompt and you will get the information during CHKDSK run.
It is not a big task to convert the file or drive from FAT32 to NTFS or from NTFS to FAT32. It depends on your requirements and kind of benefits you wish that which kind of format you are eager to apply in your drive. The simplest way to convert the format of file is that as you are installing windows the set up allows you select the format of your file, either it may be FAT32 or NTFS. But in case you are already running any system you can follow the given steps:-
- Click on start menu, then select all programs, then accessories. Then type ‘CONVERT D: /FS:NTFS’. This way you acn convert your file from FAT32 to NTFS. But this method does not support the conversion of file from NTFS to FAT32.
- To convert your file’s from FAT32 to NTFS, you need to copy all the data back to FAT32 to NTFS.
- There are some conversion tools also which can support you to meet this task such as partition tool but your part of work is first to check out for pricing and review before using this way.
The advantages for what I might desire for NTFS format can be its capability to store data in an efficient way while it does work faster and allow security settings. I also favours FAT32 format of file due to its accessment and compatibility across various systems and most files that utilise flash memory need FAT32 format of file.