To convert a volume to NTFS from the command prompt

1.

Open Command Prompt 

2.

In the command prompt window, type

convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs

For example, typing convert D: /fs:ntfs would format drive D: with the ntfs format.

Note

To open command prompt, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt

You can convert FAT or FAT32 volumes to NTFS with this command.

Related Topics

NTFS

Choosing between NTFS, FAT, and FAT32

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