This article talks about some of the reasons why you should always use NTFS for file storage….
NTFS system provides better performance and security for data on hard disk and partitions than the FAT system of storage.You can make use of the convert command to convert earlier version of Fat 16 and Fat 23 to NTFS file format. That is exactly what I want to teach you in this article.
- You have to close any Program that is running on the device that you intend to partition.
- Click on Start All Programs Right Click Command Prompt and then click Run as Administrator. Type the password or confirmation if prompted.
- In the Command Prompt, type convert drive_letter:/fs:ntfs, where drive_letter is the letter of the Drive to be converted to NTFS, and then press Enter.
- Type the name of the volume you want to convert and press Enter.
You have to note that the conversion of FAT to NTFS does not in any way after file that you have inside the storage device. Most of the time, you need to restart the computer if the device contain system files on it.
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