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Fat32 and NTFS together?


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#1 makzan

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Posted 11 May 2005 - 10:13 AM

I've got a fat32 hard drive on my laptop and a new external hard drive running NTFS. Do I have to change the external hard drive to Fat32 aswell, or can I leave it as NTFS?

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Posted 13 May 2005 - 11:05 AM

No you can have different partitions running different filesystems. Thats perfectly all right

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 02:48 AM

Actually NTFS is better than FAT32.. dont change anything ..

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 10:34 AM

NTFS security wise is definitely better than FAT partitions, but on a very old machine, there can be a slight performance hit. In newer hardware you can not tell the diference.




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