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NTFS & Fat32

Hello all:

The OS of my laptop is wXPpro on partition C:. Partition D: is for my own files. The FS of them are NTFS.

Now I want to change the FS of D: from NTFS to Fat32, what are the ways?

Could you tell me?

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The usual method is to copy the files out, delete the partition, create it again but to make it FAT32. Then copy the files back.

There is Partition Magic but that's going to cost a few dollars and I've seen it lose all the files even when it said it was going to be fine.

Can you share why you want an old unreliable file system?

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NTFS & Fat32 , again

Hi Proffitt:

Thank your reply.

I still have old files needing to display in DOS enviroment.

To certain reason, PMagic can not work in my PC. Could you detail your way
for changing FS from NTFS to FAt323.

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And? Unless you're talking about a computer actually RUNNING some version of DOS, it doesn't matter.

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I did detail my way.

Sadly if it was unclear to you I can't tell what step eluded you.

And about those old files. Given how well Virtual Box, DosBOX and such work I would never have to do what you are asking.

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