Partition Magic to Convert File System NTFS to FAT32 Windows 7

Windows 7 is an operating system that supports both NTFS and FAT32 file system. As a matter of fact, most Windows 7 users would like to use NTFS partition because the former has a better performance than the latter. However, some people would like to convert a NTFS partition to FAT32 file system sometimes. Therefore, this article will share methods to convert NTFS file system to FAT32 on Windows 7.

All Solutions for NTFS to FAT32 Converting on Windows 7

When you divide a hard drive into several partitions on your computer, you can format it with proper file system. For example, you can format a partition to NTFS or FAT32 on Windows 7. After formatting each partition successfully, is there any way to convert NTFS to FAT32 on Windows 7? The answer is yes! Here are all solutions for NTFS partition to FAT32 converting on Windows 7:
1. You can reformat a NTFS partition so as to change it to FAT32 file system in Windows 7
2. Delete the NTFS partition and then create an FAT32 partition on Windows 7
3. Use partition magic converter for NTFS to FAT32 converting on Windows 7

How to Format NTFS to FAT32 on Windows 7?

It is easy to perform format on any partition except system partition on Windows 7. You can choose FAT32 as the file system when reformat the NTFS partition on your computer that runs Windows 7 operating system. You have two choices to reformat a partition on Windows 7:

1. Open My Computer and right click the NTFS partition you want to convert. Then, choose Format option and choose FAT32 as its file system. Finally, you can click Start to reformat the selected partition.

2. You can also open Windows 7 Disk Management to reformat the NTFS partition. Right click My Computer on desktop and choose Manage. Then, you can click Disk Management where you can see all hard disk partition. Finally, right click the NTFS partition and choose Format to reformat the selected partition to FAT32 file system.
Note: Please back up data before reformat the selected partition.

Limitations of NTFS to FAT32 by Formatting in Win7

To format a NTFS to FAT32 on Windows 7, you may meet following problems:
1. System partition is unable to be formatted because Windows 7 operating system is installed on this partition.
2. You cannot format a NTFS partition to FAT32 when the selected partition is larger than 32GB.
3. A file which is larger than 4GB will become inaccessible after converting NTFS to FAT32 on Windows 7.

Change NTFS to FAT32 in Windows 7 by Creating New Volume

You can change NTFS to FAT32 in Windows 7 by creating new volume. Usually, this method is available when you want to reformat a NTFS partition which is larger than 32GB to FAT32. Since you cannot reformat a NTFS drive that is larger than 32GB into FAT32 file system, you can go to Disk Management and then delete the partition on Windows 7. The deleted partition will show as unallocated space under Disk Management. You can use the unallocated space to create new partition. When creating new partition, you can enter partition size less than 32GB to this new partition and then format it to FAT32 file system.

Tip: Backup data before deleting partition

Free Partition Software to Convert NTFS Partition to FAT32 on Windows 7

If you are looking for a way to convert NTFS to FAT32 without formatting on Windows 7, you can use partition software for Windows 7. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is a free partition magic which has the ability to convert NTFS file system to FAT32 on Windows 7 or other Windows. With this partition software, you can change NTFS to FAT32 without losing any data.

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