Convert.exe is a utility command use to convert FAT and FAT32 volumes to NTFS. Here’s how to use the program depending on the drive letter that you want to convert.
To convert the volume on drive E to NTFS and you wan to see all the messages completely, type:
|convert e: /fs:ntfs /v |
convert e: /fs:ntfs
Make sure that command prompt is running as administrator as shown below
CONVERT volume /FS:NTFS [/V] [/CvtArea:fname] [/NoSecurity] [/X]
volume Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),
mount point, or volume name.
/FS:NTFS Specifies that the volume will be converted to NTFS.
/V Specifies that Convert will be run in verbose mode.
Specifies a contiguous file in the root directory
that will be the place holder for NTFS system files.
/NoSecurity Specifies that the security settings on the converted
files and directories allow access by all users.
/X Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.
All open handles to the volume will not be valid.
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