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How to Convert a FAT32 Hard Drive File System to NTFS on Microsoft Windows XP

Last Updated March 23, 2007

Issue

You want to convert a FAT32 hard drive file system to NTFS on a compuer running Microsft Windows XP.

Solution

Standard Windows utility that is called CONVERT serves this purpose

Just go to the Command Prompt and execute the command:

C:\> CONVERT C: /fs:ntfs

Where C: is a name of the drive you want to convert.

After the machine re-boot, the conversion process will start and you'll have your FAT32 converted to NTFS without of data loss.