In Windows Vista, converting file system has puzzled many computer users, especially when they want to convert FAT32 to NTFS in vista. Professional users may know how to convert FAT32 to NTFS by inputting "convert X:/FS:NTFS"(X is the drive letter of target partition). But there are still some disadvantages:
1. After converting to NTFS file system, the default state of all directories and files are unlimited. Actually, FAT32 file system has no encryption feature so that every user can visit any file or directory. It needs encryption for the sake of data security.
2. There might be fragments in disk after converting.
3. Before converting FAT32 to NTFS, make sure that thee is no other operating system besides Windows Vista. If there is, do not try to convert FAT32 to NTFS, otherwise it will not be compatible with the operating system.
Besides, this way is too hard for users who are unfamiliar with DOS order line. You just need to search for other ways to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Vista. It is strongly suggested to convert file system with MiniTool Partition Wizard. It has prompts in every step that even it is the first time for you to use it, you will never feel it difficult. It is rather convenient for users. Let's get to know more about this partition magic.
Introduction to MiniTool Partition Wizard MiniTool Partition Wizard is developed by professional software company MiniTool Solution Ltd.. MiniTool Partition Wizard has won a lot of popularity since release, and has won much good reputation such as "Partition manager", "Partition assistant", and "Powerful partition magic", etc. It is compatible with various operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows SBS, and Windows 7, and so on. Operation of converting FAT32 to NTFS is extremely simple. MiniTool Partition Wizard guarantees data security while working so that converting FAT32 to NTFS in Vista will not cause any data loss. MiniTool Partition Wizard has many other powerful functions in managing partition like create partition, delete partition, format partition, wipe partition, hide partition, check partition, recover partition, copy partition, merge partition, move partition, and change drive letter, etc. The following is presentation of using MiniTool Partition Wizard to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows Vista.
Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Vista
Visit official website of MiniTool Partition Wizard and download Free Edition for free: https://www.partitionwizard.com/. Install it to one partition that is not going to be operated. After installation, run MiniTool Partition Wizard and the following interface will come up:
This is main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Let's take Partition E: for example. Select Partition E: and click "Convert FAT to NTFS" option in "Operations" area at the left side of main interface.
Entering into this interface, we can see information of file system at the top. Click "Start" button to start converting. The information box will show operation record. After finishing, click "Close" button to go back to main interface.
In main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, we can see Partition E: has been converted to NTFS partition successfully.
How simple the operation is. We only need to click the mouse to finish this work. MiniTool Partition Wizard also provides other management functions with very simple operation. If you are in need of converting FAT32 to NTFS file in Vista, try this partition magic and you will be satisfied.