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NTFS Convert FAT32

  • As everybody knows, there are more and more games, especially some large game, whose maximum size could reach 10GB and single file size can exceed 4GB. This really troubles the users of FAT32 since FAT32 can't support file whose size exceeds 4GB. So users can't enjoy the large games with single file exceeding 4GB. In order to play the +favorite game, users have to first convert FAT file system to NTFS.
    The size of the file is unlimited in partition of NTFS, so that the game can be normally operated; Secondly, NTFS owns more excellent security performances than FAT32. NTFS file system allocates different permissions to different types of users, which not only enhances the data security, but also provides convenience to users' operation. In disk space management, NTFS file system adopts metadata file drive module which attaches better performance to NTFS file system than FAT32, and maximumly avoid wasting disk space. And NTFS file system has special technical ability to recover the consistency of file system, which is realized by log file and checkpoint information in NTFS. Because log file records every step on the computer, we can avoid losing data under unexpected situations such as power cut.
    NTFS is so excellent, so how can we convert FAT32 to NTFS? There is a partition magic with good reputation, which can help us execute the operation. It is MiniTool Partition Wizard developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., a professional software development company. When you use it to convert FAT32 to NTFS, you don't need to worry about data loss and data damage during the process, since MiniTool Partition Wizard provides overall solution of data security to users.
    To make you learn more clearly about outstanding performance of MiniTool Partition Wizard, comparison of converting file system with the partition magic under operating system and MiniTool Partition Wizard is shown below.

    Convert FAT32 file system to NTFS with the Convert command provided by operating system
    Convert command is actually a command line program called by Convert.exe DOS. Convert.exe is a file system conversion tool provided by Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, and FAT file system can be converted to NTFS file system with it.
    Suppose F: partition is to be converted, open "Start →Programs→Accessories→Command Prompt" or "Start→Run →Input CMD", then a command window appears, input "Convert F:/FS:NTFS " and click " Enter " . Now, the file system starts the operation, system will inform you after the operation is complete in the command window. However, there are many limitations to use Convert.exe, such as: Enough unallocated space in the partition is required by Convert.exe to convert the file system; Convert.exe can't execute the operation in the working computer; And if the partition structure of the target partition has problem, the convert will go wrong.

    Convert FAT32 file system to NTFS with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Before converting the file system with MiniTool Partition Wizard, some preparations are needed. Firstly, input https://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html in the browser address bar to enter the download interface and download it. Then install MiniTool Partition Wizard on the computer. After that, run the software to enter the interface below:



    This is main interface of the software, click FAT32 partition, then select "convert FAT to NTFS" on the left to execute conversion as the following picture shows:



    After you enter the convert file system interface, click "start" button to convert FAT to NTFS. The operation is complete, you can see the operating record in the information box, then click "Close" to close the interface and return to the main interface as picture below shows:



    We can see from the interface that the original FAT partition has been converted to NTFS partition, which means conversion of the file system is complete.
    From the above operation we can see that Convert File System with MiniTool Partition Wizard is easier, more efficient, and safer than that of Convert command provided by Windows operation system. And users may agree about that. What's more, file system conversion function is just a tiny party of MiniTool Partition Wizard, you will benefit a lot from the disk management process if you really own the partition magic.