Thursday, May 29, 2008

Convert a FAT volume or a FAT32 volume to NTFS Fomat

This tutorial will show you how to convert FAT or FAT32 Volume to NTFS Format
Convert a FAT volume or a FAT32 volume to NTFS Fomat
Please Note:
Backup your any important data before doing this we highly recommend to do so because
there is a chance to corruption or data loss during the conversion is minimal, So we recommend that you perform a backup of the data on the volume that you want to convert before you start the conversion.

Now I'm going to show you how to convert Fat , Fat32 to NTFS format by 5 steps:

  • First Click "Start" , Then "All Programs", "Accessories", and then click "Command Prompt".
  • At the command prompt, type the following, drive letter is the drive that you want to convert:
convert drive letter: /fs:ntfs

Ex: convert d:/fs:ntfs

If the operating system is on the drive that you are converting, you will be prompted to schedule the task when you restart the computer because the conversion cannot be completed while the operating system is running. When you are prompted, click "YES".
  • When you receive the following message at the command prompt, type the volume label of the drive that you are converting, and then press ENTER:
The type of the file system is FAT.
Enter the current volume label for drive drive letter
  • When the conversion to NTFS is complete, you receive the following message at the command prompt:
Conversion complete
  • Quit the command prompt and you're done!

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