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    Fat32 , Ntfs

    Hello,
    I have two parties NTFS file system and file Fat32 What is the difference and can turn on any fat in 32 because I feel that the NTFS is not used.

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    Re: Fat32 , Ntfs

    There are various difference between FAT32 and NTFS. Like With FAT32 you can not make the partition of more than 2TB. And where else in NTFS there is 16TB .

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    Re: Fat32 , Ntfs

    In NTFS you assign different permissions to file but in FAT32 this feature is not available. To check right click on any folder of file go to permission and then in security tab.

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    Re: Fat32 , Ntfs

    FAT32 doesn't supports the files more than of 4GB but NTFS supports files of more than 4GB.

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    Re: Fat32 , Ntfs

    NTFS

    1)allows access local to w2k,w2k3,XP,win NT4 with SP4 & later may get access for somefile.

    2)Maximum size of partition is 2 Terabytes & more.

    3)Maximum File size is upto 16TB.

    4)File & folder Encryption is possible only in NTFS.

    FAT 32

    1)Fat 32 Allows access to win 95,98,win millenium,win2k,xp on local partition.

    2)Maximum size of partition is upto 2 TB.

    3)Maximum File size is upto 4 GB.

    4)File & folder Encryption is not possible.

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