Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 without Data Loss

A Comparison of FAT32 and NTFS

FAT32 and NTFS are two kinds of common file systems of hard disk and each of them has its own features. However, NTFS is more powerful than FAT32. Win7 users may want to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 sometimes.

FAT32 system can’t store over 4GB single file (while NTFS can) and has poor performance; a hard disk is easy to produce fragmentation if it is formatted with FAT32. However, NTFS compared with FAT32 doesn’t have the above problems. The greatest advantage of NTFS is its good safety and stability. It can specify access permission to the disk directory and files. In this way, files in the disk are hard to be hit by virus; NTFS has the ability of repairing files. So, disk fragments are greatly reduced; what’s more, NTFS file system is not easy to collapse and it can fix errors quickly.

Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 with File System Converter

It’s easy for Windows 7 users to see that NTFS is more powerful than FAT32 after reading the above comparison between them. At this time, users may plan to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7, but they worry about data loss. Of course, users could change file system by inputting a specific command, but this may result in data loss. And it’s difficult for users, especially for PC freshmen to operate.

With regard to this, we’d like to recommend our MiniTool Partition Wizard to users to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 safely and simply. The “Convert FAT to NTFS” function of this powerful file system converter can safely change file system by several steps.

How to Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7


1. Run MiniTool Partition Wizard and choose a partition formatted with FAT32.


2. Click “Partition” in menu bar and select “Convert FAT to NTFS”.


3. Choose “Start” to begin to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 and wait patiently for the completion of operations.

4. Click “Close” after conversion completes.


5. Users can see clearly that the partition H chosen in step 1 has been changed to NTFS in the above screenshot.

It’s easy for users to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows 7 with the help of our MiniTool Partition Wizard. It’s a professional and convenient partition manager for users to successfully achieve disk management in the premise of protecting data from losing.

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