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Old 05-04-2006, 04:15 PM   #11
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Default Re: Ntfs or fat32?

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NTFS all the way its faster and more secure! and I think its required for Windows XP
Nope, I formatted my old laptop in FAT32 loads of times.
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Old 05-04-2006, 04:20 PM   #12
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What you can't do however, is run like Windows 98 on one drive, and have an NTFS partitioned drive running as slave. it just won't see it...
Basically correct, NTFS can read a FAT32 formatted drive but FAT32 can't read a NTFS drive without third party software
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Nope, I formatted my old laptop in FAT32 loads of times.
Correct, XP will run on FAT32
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Old 05-04-2006, 04:31 PM   #13
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Ah right, but most people won't have that third party software I know I didn't!
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