In the Windows Vista system, converting file system has puzzled users a lot, especially the situation of converting FAT32 to NTFS. In Windows XP the conversion is easy: Input "convert X: /FS: NTFS" (X is the label of the partition) in the DOS command line will just be OK. However, there are three disadvantages of using this way in Windows Vista:
1. After the conversion, the default state of all the contents and folders are unlimited to any user. Actually FAT32 file system is unlimited to every user. For the security of data, the users need to reset the security features and the right permission of important files.
2. There will be many fragments in NTFS after conversion.
3. Make sure there is no other system that NTFS partition cannot indentified except Windows Vista before conversion. If there is, don not convert the partition to NTFS, or the file system after conversion will not be compatible with it.
This way not only has disadvantages, it is also too hard for the users who do not know about the DOS command line. MiniTool Partition Wizard provides the users with an easier and safer way to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Vista which is getting more and more popular among users. Even it is the first time to use MiniTool Partition Wizard. The prompt will lead us to complete the conversion. Let's get to know about MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Introduction to MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard is developed by a professional development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. MiniTool Partition Wizard has got the good reputation by users: "partition manager", "partition assistant", "powerful partition magic software", etc. It supports various operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows SBS and Windows 7. The operation of converting FAT32 to NTFS is very simple. MiniTool Partition Wizard won't cause any data loss during the conversion. It not only has the function of Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Vista but also other functions like create partition, delete partition, format partition, wipe partition, hide partition, check partition, recover partition, copy partition, merge partition, move partition, and change the label of partition, etc. MiniTool Partition Wizard has the comprehensive functions to solve all the problems about partition. Let's see how to use MiniTool Partition Wizard to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows Vista.
MiniTool Partition Wizard converts FAT32 partition to NTFS partition
Visit the official website of MiniTool Partition Wizard https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download the partition magic software for free. Install it to the partition that is not going to be operated for fear of the reboot of computer when converting. The handling partition should not be the system partition. After installation, run the MiniTool Partition Wizard to enter into the main interface:
This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Click the FAT32 partition that is to be converted and then choose the "Convert FAT to NTFS" button at the left pull-down menu to start conversion. The following interface will come up:
We can see the information about the file systems that are going to be converted. Click the "Start" button to start conversion. After conversion we can see the record of operation in the message box. Click "Close" to return to the main interface.
We can find that the FAT32 partition has been converted to NTFS partition now in the main interface.
During the conversion, the operation of MiniTool Partition Wizard is very simple. We even need no keyboard but only mouse to complete the conversion. MiniTool Partition Wizard not only has the advantage of simple operation, but also comprehensive daily partition management functions. If you are Windows Vista user and it is the first time that you need to manage the partition, MiniTool Partition Wizard can definitely help you.