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You can use the following command to convert your hard disk from the FAT 32 file system to the NTFS file system:
convert drive: /fs:ntfsWhen you use the command, after the computer completes the conversion and you restart Windows XP, you may receive an error message similar to the following error message:
Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys
This problem may occur if the Ntfs.sys file is missing or becomes corrupted when you convert your hard disk to NTFS.
To resolve this problem, replace the missing or corrupted Ntfs.sys file:
For additional information about how to use the Convert.exe utility, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
314097For additional information about the Windows Recovery Console, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/314097/ )How to Use Convert.exe to convert a partition to the NTFS file system
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058/EN-US/ )Description of the Windows XP Recovery Console
Article ID: 822800 - Last Review: September 23, 2011 - Revision: 3.0