1.) Yes, Windows XP can do this natively.
2.) Yes, your XP Home upgrade can handle this.
3.) No, you don't have to buy anything.
4.) For the instructions, click here.
5.) Note that this is a one-way conversion...you cannot go from NTFS to FAT32.
6.) Note that you should NOT interrupt this process once it begins.
7.) Note that there may be a select few legacy programs that do not run properly on NTFS, but it shouldn't be a major issue.
Hope this helps,
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My question is can you change your hard drive from the standard FAT32 to the NTFS? I hear there is a converter that comes with the Windows XP with Service Pack 2, is this so. I have the first Windows Xp with SP 1. I downloaded the SP 2 and installed it, Do I have to buy the Windows XP with SP 2 to get the converter or is there another way to get it or should I just leave my Windows alone? Oh by the way. my copy of Windows XP is an upgrade not the full version, and is the Home Edition, also do I have to reinstall all of my programs when and if I change my file system to NTFS? Thanks, from Courious one. aka Wyldeman ( e-mail is email@example.com )