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Windows XP FAT to NTFS

  • Speaking of operating system, computer user would first be reminded of Windows XP like what stock reminds investor of Buffett. As another masterpiece after Windows 2000 released by Microsoft supporting FAT16, FAT 32 and NTFS file systems, Windows XP boasts better file management performance than early Windows operating systems. FAT, file system coming into existence with MS-DOS and other Windows operating systems, supports multiple operating systems but easily produce file fragments and waste disk space with poor security performance, for example, cluster size of FAT32 under Windows operating system must be smaller than 64KB, or disk space will not be correctly calculated. With the elapse of time and improvement of technology, FAT was gradually eliminated and a new file system by the name of NTFS came into emergence. NTFS is the standard file system for Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista and Windows 7 that has replaced FAT file system to be the most popular and functional partition format by making several great improvements such as supporting metadata, utilizing high-level data structure so as to enhance partition performance, reliability, disk space utilization and providing additional expended functions like ACL and file system blog. Although NTFS has fantastic file management performance, user still needs third-party partition magic software to help manage disk partitions under Windows operating systems. MiniTool Partition Wizard is the most outstanding one among partition magic.

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    MiniTool Partition Wizard is Windows-based partition magic software that supports MBR and GUID 32/64bit operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 ,Windows 7.MiniTool Partition Wizard. MiniTool Partition Wizard could convert FAT32 to NTFS and provide Enhanced Data Protecting Mode. Furthermore, MiniTool Partition Wizard could also wipe partition, resize partition, merge partition, create partition, delete partition, format partition, copy partition, change cluster size, convert dynamic disk to basic disk safely without data loss.

    Convert FAT to NTFS with MiniTool Partition Wizard under Windows XP
    Download MiniTool Partition Wizard at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center for free and then install it to computer.
    Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard:

    Select and right click desired FAT32 partition, then click "Convert FAT to NTFS" in the popup menu.

    Click "Start" to convert FAT32 to NTFS. After conversion, please click "Close".

    Now, user could notice the former FAT32 partition has been successfully converted to NTFS.