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convert NTFS to FAT 32?

By jazzbo54 ·
I have a 40 gig HD, as NTFS, now due to it?s ?disk write errors? etc,have bought a new 60 gig HD to replace it, now have a dilemma:


-I sucessfully created dual boot W98 & wins 2000 pro Operating systems on new 60gig HD, left it as fat 32, so data can be shared


-but my old HD is NTFS,so I have no way for new HD-as fat 32-to see old data ,I want to copy

can you convert NTFS to FAT 32 in Windows 2000?


Without having to buy PartitionMagic 7 update?

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by brian In reply to convert NTFS to FAT 32?

1.Boot to the fat 32 drive with Win2k.
2.Copy the files from the old drive.

Win 2k can read the NTFS drive even if Win2k is running on a Fat32 drive.

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by brian In reply to convert NTFS to FAT 32?

The problem you are having is with the actual drive. If it were a good drive, you could read it. I would try booting a few times and hope that it starts working again on one of them.

If it does I wouldn't count on it working for long...

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when reset-master as slave...get problem:

60gig master wants to format the now 40 gig slave!

?drive in D is not formted .do u want to format now??

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by daya_hs In reply to convert NTFS to FAT 32?

There is not option of converting NTFS to fat 32 or fat in winnt or win2000. win95/98/m3 doesn't support ntfs file system. the solution for your problem is convert the fat 32 to ntfs in order to copy the data from the 1st hdd. this is only option left out for you.

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