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Discussion in 'Copy DVD to DVDR' started by keegan, Sep 1, 2003.

  1. keegan

    keegan Member

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    what can I do if DVDDecrypter says: "W 14:17:05 Drive C:\ (FAT32) does not support files > 4 GB".......altough I've got 40 GB of free space on my harddrive.......

    please help me.....???
     
  2. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

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    Try this:

    How to Convert FAT Disks to NTFS



    Posted: October 25, 2001







    File Allocation Table (FAT)
    A file system used by MS-DOS and other Windows-based operating systems to organize and manage files. The file allocation table (FAT) is a data structure that Windows creates when you format a volume by using the FAT or FAT32 file systems. Windows stores information about each file in the FAT so that it can retrieve the file later.

    FAT32
    A derivative of the file allocation table (FAT) file system. FAT32 supports smaller cluster sizes and larger volumes than FAT, which results in more efficient space allocation on FAT32 volumes.

    NTFS File System
    An advanced file system that provides performance, security, reliability, and advanced features that are not found in any version of FAT. For example, NTFS guarantees volume consistency by using standard transaction logging and recovery techniques. If a system fails, NTFS uses its log file and checkpoint information to restore the consistency of the file system. In Windows 2000 and Windows XP, NTFS also provides advanced features such as file and folder permissions, encryption, disk quotas, and compression.


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    This article describes how to convert FAT disks to NTFS. See the Terms sidebar for definitions of FAT, FAT32 and NTFS. Before you decide which file system to use, you should understand the benefits and limitations of each of them.

    Changing a volume's existing file system can be time–consuming, so choose the file system that best suits your long–term needs. If you decide to use a different file system, you must back up your data and then reformat the volume using the new file system. However, you can convert a FAT or FAT32 volume to an NTFS volume without formatting the volume, though it is still a good idea to back up your data before you convert.

    Note Some older programs may not run on an NTFS volume, so you should research the current requirements for your software before converting.

    Choosing Between NTFS, FAT, and FAT32
    You can choose between three file systems for disk partitions on a computer running Windows XP: NTFS, FAT, and FAT32. NTFS is the recommended file system because it’s is more powerful than FAT or FAT32, and includes features required for hosting Active Directory as well as other important security features. You can use features such as Active Directory and domain–based security only by choosing NTFS as your file system.

    Converting to NTFS Using the Setup Program
    The Setup program makes it easy to convert your partition to the new version of NTFS, even if it used FAT or FAT32 before. This kind of conversion keeps your files intact (unlike formatting a partition).

    Setup begins by checking the existing file system. If it is NTFS, conversion is not necessary. If it is FAT or FAT32, Setup gives you the choice of converting to NTFS. If you don't need to keep your files intact and you have a FAT or FAT32 partition, it is recommended that you format the partition with NTFS rather than converting from FAT or FAT32. (Formatting a partition erases all data on the partition and allows you to start fresh with a clean drive.) However, it is still advantageous to use NTFS, regardless of whether the partition was formatted with NTFS or converted.

    Converting to NTFS Using Convert.exe
    A partition can also be converted after Setup by using Convert.exe. For more information about Convert.exe, after completing Setup, click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press ENTER. In the command window, type help convert, and then press ENTER.

    It is easy to convert partitions to NTFS. The Setup program makes conversion easy, whether your partitions used FAT, FAT32, or the older version of NTFS. This kind of conversion keeps your files intact (unlike formatting a partition

     
  3. keegan

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    thnx I will seek it out......

    but could it be that my internmemory is to low.....I only got 128RDRAM......??
     
  4. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

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    Nope - its not that - its your fat32 doesnt support the file size
     
  5. keegan

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    Thnx again
     
  6. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

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    No a problem :D
     
  7. koola

    koola Guest

    You need to reformat your HD to the NTFS file system in order to files larger than 4Gb.
     
  8. keegan

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    yes ok I will check it, it isn't that easy
     

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