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cani change ntfs partition to fat32, without losing data?

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redduc900

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Portland, OR
Unfortunately there's no way to convert a NTFS volume to FAT or FAT32 without losing all the data on the partition. The volume can be converted from FAT or FAT32 to NTFS by using the "convert" command from a command prompt, or with a third party program like PM, but not the other way around. :(
 

Th0r

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Actuall that statement is not true, by using PartitionMagic 8 I have converted from NTFS to FAT 32....

I think it is done by moving data to one end of the drive while the other end is formatted into FAT32 and then all that data is moved across....
 
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fiji

fiji

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thanks guys ill try it out, hope it doesnt whipe all my data ;)