What is the difference between NTFS and FAT systems in Hard Disks...?

Answer NTFS means '(Windows) NT File System and FAT means 'File Allocation Table' NTFS is a much more stable format of partion and is the newest. If a NTFS partion becomes corrupt, it can sometimes be rec... Read More »

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How to Convert FAT Disks to NTFS?

You are asked to choose between three file systems for disk partitions on a computer running Windows XP: NTFS, FAT, and FAT32. NTFS is the recommended file system because it's is more powerful than... Read More »

How to Repair an NTFS Hard Drive?

Over the course of normal usage, hard drive errors such as unaccounted for garbage data and bad sectors accrue over time. This is a standard part of hard drive operation. Hard drive manufacturers o... Read More »

How to Reformat an External Hard Drive From Fat to NTFS?

FAT, or File Allocation Table, was the standard way that most floppy disks and hard drives (under MS-DOS and Windows) were formatted until Windows NT and Windows XP came out. However, when Microsof... Read More »

Can i use windows xp sp2 on ntfs 32256 hard drive?

According to the Microsoft website, the minimum size hard disk that Windows XP sp2 supports is 1.5 gigabytes with the preferred hard disk format of NTFS. An NTFS 32256 hard drive is 32,526 megabyte... Read More »