Converting to NTFS

Converting to NTFS - Converting to NTFS Your hard drive...

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Converting to NTFS Your hard drive must be formatted with a file system such as FAT, FAT32 or NTFS so that Windows can be installed on to it. This system determines how files are named, organised and stored on the drive. If youcre not using it already, NTFS (New Technology File System) is recommended for Windows XP because of the additional functionality it offers. If your PC came with Windows XP pre-installed then there&s a chance that you±re already using NTFS. If you²ve upgraded from Windows 98 or Windows Me you may still be using FAT or FAT 32. The option to change over to NTFS would have been available during the upgrade process. Donst worry if you skipped this as it‹s possible to convert at any time from within Windows XP without losing any data. The recommended option There are a number of features in Windows XP that will only work if the NTFS file system is present, which is why it²s suggested you make use of it. File and folder permissions, encryption and privacy options are just some of those you²ll be able to access. In particular, those of you who have set up user accounts will find NTFS invaluable. For instance, if you continue to use FAT or FAT32 anyone with physical access to the drive will be able to access the files and folders that are stored
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