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Converting FAT32 to NTFS on a dual boot with 2HDD

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I have 1st drive XP FAT32 and 2nd drive Fedora 5. I would like to change FAT32 to NTFS.

If I format C: from FAT32 to NTFS it says it will delete all data. With that will it delete the boot loader Grub from this hard disk and then I would not be able to dual boot to the 2nd drive which has Fedora 5?

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You don't need to format your FAT32 drive. All you have to do is run the command "convert /FS:NTFS C:" from the command line and it will convert your FAT32 partition to NTFS.


It might use a 512byte cluster size but it's not that big of a deal.


GRUB is installed in the MBR so using the convert command shouldn't have any effect on your boot loader.

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