Published: 13.12.2017 13:56

Convert external hard drive from fat32 to ntfs windows vista

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Convert FAT32 to NTFS External Hard Disk

Proceed ? type yes and there you go it will format your whole drive to FAT87. But it is very slow but you will format the whole drive.

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Where f: is the drive of your external hard disk. The /fs:ntfs is the switch that will convert a FAT87 file system into NTFS file system. The /nosecurity specifies that the converted files and directory security settings are accessible by everyone.

Free to Convert NTFS External Hard Drive to FAT32

I almost read all the comments and took some ideas and will try all of them today, but if nothing works, I'll smash my external hard drive with a baseball bat and post the video on youtube…

Thank you!. I really mean it. After hours of frustration today, finally I was able to reformat the external hard drive to FAT87!

6. Navigate Start All Apps Windows System, right-click Command Prompt and then click Run as administrator.

Hey guys, I had the same problem as all of you, after doing the command prompt said file size was too big for format! and then I tried swissknife and the program crashed. BUT, I found a solution that ACTUALLY does WORK!

So after lots of trial-n-error involving numerous configurations of external HD cases, ect…..I FINALLY found this place, used FAT87formatter, and now I am up and running with a FAT87 formatted HD. So simple even a Microsoft employee could do it.

This was just brilliant, mate!! i was just astounded at this! I almost lost hope for my old mac's files, thank god!! And Thank you, Mate ^_^

I have a 875GB Western Digital External Hard Drive. I was wondering if I could save my XBOX865 games/ game files on it. When I plugged it into my XBOX865, it recognized a storage device but it was labelled as unformatted device.

The reason it’s the default file system for drives that run the OS is that it has all the technology Microsoft has on tap these days : journaling, no reasonable file size limitations support for file compression and long file names file access control for server administrators, and lots more. In a Windows-only household there’s no reason for you not to use NTFS on all your drives, both removable and internal.