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Old 04-08-2015, 08:49 AM   #1
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Post Convert FAT32 to NTFS without Format.

How can I Convert FAT32 to NTFS without format? In windows I can use below command and it work very nice but how about Linux?

convert Drive: /FS:NTFS

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I believe that command is a windows utility, and it only works 1 way, from fat to ntfs. MS had a reason to make such a utility since NTFS is their baby and they were migrating home users to NTFS when XP came out. I don't think a linux utility exists. Your best bet is to backup the data, and reformat.

or boot up a copy of windows.

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Why not use Windows then?

Neither of those file systems are native Linux file systems (although it does provide some support for them).
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In old days there were windows as well as dos based programs to do exactly what you want. I don't remember them. With luck you may find them in web search.
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