How can I change FAT32 to NTFS?
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What is a file system for writinginformation on the disk, is written in the article What is the file system? | | NTFS. These systems are basically compatible, in the latest versions of Windows you can work with both, but most prefer NTFS. And if on a flash drive or hard drive there is another system, it can be changed, and in several ways.
Change FAT32 to NTFS with formatting
You can install the required system by formatting the disk or installing the OS on the computer. Just remember that in this case everything that was written on the disc will be destroyed.
Sometimes this procedure is useful. If there is a lot of outdated information written on the disc, too many unnecessary programs are installed, it is easier to copy the useful information to another medium, and the disk to format.
So, in the "My Computer" folder, right clickclick on the disc, select "Format ..." in the drop-down menu. Opens the window as in the picture. Select the desired file system, all other parameters can be left unchanged. Click "Start".
If you lose information written on the discit would be desirable to use another way to change the file system, which is described in the article How to change the file system. You can also watch the video how to change FAT32 to NTFS without formatting.