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CONVERT

Converts a FAT volume to NTFS.

CONVERT volume /FS:NTFS [/V] [/CvtArea:filename] [/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.
/CvtArea:filename
                    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.

Examples

convert d: /FS:NTFS

Associated Commands

CHKDSK ; FORMAT

 

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