For some reason, We have to convert FAT32 into NTFS without damaging current partition data. Because as we know, system partition in windows server is usually in the type of FAT32. So how to convert FAT32 to NTFS ?
The system command built in operation system can achieve it as shown below:
CONVERT volume /FS:NTFS [/V] [/CvtArea:filename] [/NoSecurity] [/X]
volume\ Specify drive letter(following a colon)
Mount point or volume name
/FS:NTFS Specify the volume to be converted into NTFS
/V Set Convert to run in detailed mode
Set consecutive file in root directory as placeholder of NTFS system file
Specify files access to convert and security settings of directory
If it is necessary, uninstall volume in force and all handles in this volume are not valid.
So if it is not advisable for users to convert operation system partition type with command built in system. Here is a third server partition management software –MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition to recommend. It is a professional server partition software which is able to convert FAT32 into NTFS easily. Download on http://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html
Details about how to convert FAT32 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition:
First set FAT32 operation system partition, click Partition and choose Convert FAT to NTFS and you can also choose Convert FAT to NTFS in right click menu. After that, a dialog box pop out.
Then click Start, Reboot operating system after implementation. Do windows server convert with MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is so simple as you see.