?
Solved

NTFS  filesystem to FAT32 access

Posted on 2004-04-20
7
Medium Priority
?
179 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I am using windows98 SE.I am planned to change to windows2000.Basically I havew three partitiions(C,D,E).In this D,E are already in FAT32 file system.For windows2000 I am planned to use NTFS.Once I cahnged into windows2000 will I be able to access those files in my D and E drives.
          If not what is the solution.Since I have some important dars in my D and E drives  I can not format them.Is there any other safety way?(apart from tacking backup).
                       
0
Comment
Question by:srps1579
  • 2
4 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:palanisaravanan
ID: 10875645
windows 2000 supoorts FAT32 that I know.My qn is is it possible to access files in a FAT32 filesystem drive from an NTFS filesystem based drive.thats what I want to know.
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
JammyPak earned 500 total points
ID: 10877515
you're thinking about this the wrong way:

the operating system is Windows 2000
Windows 2000 can access any drive that is NTFS, or any drive that is FAT32

it makes no difference which file system the c: drive is using

make sense?
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:hewittg
ID: 12396067
Check for duplicate acounts

Glenn
0

Featured Post

Receive 1:1 tech help

Solve your biggest tech problems alongside global tech experts with 1:1 help.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
A recent study by Google illustrates that almost 84% of patients go for both online and offline sources for hospital research. What do you think, “Is the Healthcare Industry the next to be disrupted by Digital Marketing?”
The video provides a quick and easy steps to migrate MBOX file to well known Outlook PST and Office 365. Besides this, it also supports and migrates more than 20 email clients of MBOX which include AppleMail, Opera, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey effortl…
Hi, this video explains a free download that you can incorporate into your Access databases, or use stand-alone for contact management. Contacts -- Names, Addresses, Phone Numbers, eMail Addresses, Websites, Lists, Projects, Notes, Attachments…
Suggested Courses

589 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question