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Ntfs to FAT32 with out having to format it?

post #1 of 5
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Is this possible?

I have a 1TB external drive that is formated in NTFS,
But im really wanting to plug it to my ps3 so i have the movies and all my musik right there ready to be used while playing GT5
Is there a converter or a special trick i have to do in order to not loose all the data that is already on there?
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If any of the movies are more than 4gb you wont be able to store them on a fat32 partition, I think there is a command in windows that can convert it though, its a command line command
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Hmm,
well at least i cut all the movies down to a resonable size 500MB-1.5GB,
Not much movies really the musik folder is a good size though its 45GB

again trying not to format....

Would it require me having to make another partition and format it as fat32 using the force ?(command)

I think that is how im goin to have to do it
time to sacrafice movies that i know i will not watch ever again smile.gif
its already slim down im at about 500gb of data in total
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In the command prompt window, type:

convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs

all of your files will be intact.

EDIT: Keep in mind you can't go back to FAT after you do this.
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Might as well try and figure out how to set up a home media thing with my ps3 and my hard drive..

NTFS to FAT32 without loosing data...
Conversion programs require me to pay for something that is a one time use...and all it does is just formats the drive to a large fat32 size..
Eff it,
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