To format an external hard drive (1 TB) FAT32 in NTFS file system.

Hello
I recently bought nine Transcend (TS1TSJ25M3) 1 TB External Hard Drive

who is in the FAT32 file system. There are currently 930 GB of free space available. I decided to convert

It is in the NTFS file system. So:

First of all, there is no data in the player (it's free)

Second, how much space will I get after formatting to NTFS file system?

And third: is it possible to do this in Windows 7 64 - bit OS, or do I have to use another OS?

Please I need answers to my doubts.

Hi Dev,

Thank you for choosing to post your request in the Microsoft forums.

I understand that you want to format an external hard drive, that has been converted to NTFS. Yes it is possible in Windows 7 to format a NTFS drive. Check out the link.

Formatting disks and drives

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/formatting-disks-and-drives

(Information and methods provided for in article also applies to Windows 7)

For more information on FAT and NTFS refer the link.

File systems by comparing NTFS and FAT

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/comparing-NTFS-and-FAT-file-systems

If you have any other questions, please let us know, we will be happy to help you.

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