How to Convert FAT32 to NTFS Without Formatting or losing Data
Convert FAT32 to NTFSIf you have a flash drive(an external drive) that currently has FAT32 file system But it has a problem to handle large file system(Over 4GB). if you change FAT32 to NTFS then you may lose data .There is simple computer trick to save your data that is "How to Convert FAT32 to NTFS Without Formatting or losing Data". in this article we explain how you achieve any data lose. when you change from FAT32 to NTFS for the Drive. Fat32 uses spaces more efficiently. FAT32 has small clusters like 4KB up to 8GB in size
It works exactly what i show. But we would still advise you to backup your all data in case any thing goes wrong.
Process for change from FAT32 to NTFS for the drive :
Step 1: Go to Computer( Note the Drive Name whose file system you want to convert)
Step 2: Click on Start Button to change from FAT32 to NTFS
Step 3:Go to windows icon click on it
Step 4: Go to Search field and type RUN and enter it
Step 5: Type CMD and enter it.For change from FAT32 to NTFS
Step 6:Execute chkdsk h: F ( without quetes and F is a drive name). this checks f drive for errors and automatically fix that error .
Step 7: Now you have to execute the "Convert H: /FS:NTFS" (H is drive Name).
After Converting the "Convert H: /FS:NTFS" then the command prompt CMD process that conversation. After some time CMD gives the result like Your Conversation was Successful.
Step 1: Go to DRIVE. (i selected H Drive)
Step 2: Right click on that drive
Step 3: Go to Properties of the drive.
After converting into NTFS file System . It is not possible to reconvert from NTFS file system to FAT32. If you want to convert from NTFS to FAT32 then you have to format the entire DRIVE . It definitely causes the DATA lose