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Fat 32 to NTFS

by LandH / November 26, 2007 12:16 PM PST

I was doing assignment 3 in "Speed up your PC" and changed my C Drive to NTFS.
I have a dual boot setup. C Drive uses WindowsME. D Drive uses WindowsXp Home. D Drive is NTFS. C Drive was Fat32. I changed it to NTFS. Now I can't boot using WindowsME. Can I change it back to Fat32?

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Convert NTFS to FAT32....Only way I know is
by VAPCMD / November 26, 2007 1:37 PM PST
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using a third party product like Partition Magic.


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This hole is deeper than just going back.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 26, 2007 9:55 PM PST
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Windows ME should fail to boot even after conversion back to FAT32 with Partition Magic. Given that a new hard disk is about the same cost as Partition Magic why not install a new drive, install, set it all up and access your old files with the old drive slaved into the machine?


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go with new hard drive
by crazythaikat / November 27, 2007 7:17 AM PST
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like stated before, its just a cheap to go with another drive and transfer files. besides, there prolly isnt going to be much garuntee that win me will work after the conversion. just for future reference, win me wasnt desiged to read ntfs.

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