As known to all, in the widely used Windows Server operating system – Windows Server 2003, the most common partition file systems are FAT32 and NTFS. As a replacement of FAT32, NTFS is greatly promoted in file storage and management efficiency, security and space utilization ratio. Especially in security and disk utilization, NTFS has got a favorable reception, so many users have used partition magic server to convert their file systems to NTFS, improving the security and stability of Server disk for data storage.
Improvement in security and disk space utilization ratio of NTFS
Maybe users who are familiar with NTFS know that if NTFS superior in security and space utilization ratio is used in Windows Server 2003, they are able to encrypt and compress the important partition data, which is easy to realize. Select the data file and right click mouse. Then click “Advanced Setting” and a window will pop up (as the right picture shows). Check “Encrypt contents to secure data” or “Compress contents to save disk space” and click “OK” to encrypt or compress files. After encrypting the file, users can not modify it if they login with other account, so data security is guaranteed. And compressing file decreases the occupied space, promoting disk utilization ratio effectively.
Convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows Server 2003
To convert file system without damaging data, most Windows Server 2003 users choose to usepartition magic at present. The partition magic server MiniTool Partition Wizard is able to help users convert FAT32 to NTFS easily and in the process, no influence on data will occur. Besides supporting Windows Server 2003 perfectly, the server partition magic is of simple operations and powerful functions as well. When running the partition magic in Server 2003, we’ll see its user-friendly operating interface, as follows.
In the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, select the partition to be converted to NTFS and click “Convert FAT to NTFS” on the left. The conversion interface will appear and we should click “Start“, as the following picture shows.
After the conversion is finished, click “Close” to go back to the main interface.
In the main interface, we can see converting FAT32 to NTFS is finished successfully.
See! It is so easy to convert FAT32 to NTFS in Windows Server 2003 with the server partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard. Apart from converting FAT32 to NTFS, the partition magic server also has many other common disk and partition management functions. For more information, please visithttp://www.server-partition-magic.com or its official website, or you can download it and have a try.