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[CpK]Bastid

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Is there any problem using fat32 on my primary hard drive(20gb) and the using ntfs on my secondary(40gb)?Any conflicts i might run into?...secondary drive used solely for mp3,videos, not running any programs from that drive.

ok thanks
 
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Ice-Freezer

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fat32 cannot read ntfs. ntfs can read fat32 through fat32 u want be able to access your mp3 files on ntfs
 
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fat32 cannot read ntfs. ntfs can read fat32 through fat32 u want be able to access your mp3 files on ntfs



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THIS IS WRONG!!!!! Fat32 doesn't read anything---period. The operating system XP reads/writes Fat16/Fat32/NTFS. Just partition the exact way you started and it will be fine.
 

2z

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<<<<< similar setup win98se on C & the final partition F containing XP on NTFS the advantage being if I suffer HDD failure I can still gain access to my HDD through DOS were as if NTFS is the primary partition I would lose access to everything.
Originally posted by [CpK]Bastid
Is there any problem using fat32 on my primary hard drive(20gb) and the using ntfs on my secondary(40gb)?Any conflicts i might run into?...secondary drive used solely for mp3,videos, not running any programs from that drive.

ok thanks
 
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mbunny

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NTFS is a good file system.


the only issue is if you don't have a good recovery method. The WinXP cd has plenty of functionality to fix NTFS boot problems.

If you see yourself in the foreseeable future using Linux then i recommend you use FAT32. Linux can read/write to it where as you can only read NTFS under linux and even then you are required to have root access. (if someone knows how to read/write NTFS please tell me)

FAT32 is still good but as ur HDD gets bigger consider using NTFS
 

2z

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:D ok NTFS is on the last partition all my good stuff is stored on the previous FAT32 partition. Now when the hdd has a funny turn I can gain access to the first three FAT32 partitions using good old DOS
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