[24hoursupport] Re: NTFS vs FAT32

  • From: Joe Parker <joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 15:13:34 -0400

No. The type of file system in use is irrelevant to the programs. Stick 
with NTFS - much more robust and secure. Have you tried compatibility mode 
(right-click>properties>etc.)? And/or checked the author's website to see 
if there are updates?

At 01:46 PM 7/10/2002, you wrote:
>I have installed Windows XP using NTFS file structure. Some of my older 
>programs do not work. I am unsure if this is because of NTFS or Windows XP 
>compatibility. If a program worked in FAT32 using Windows ME, but does not 
>work using NTFS with Windows XP, might it work with Windows XP using 
>FAT32. I like Windows XP and will continue to use it regardless. 
>Currently, I use a dual boot system, one partition in NTFS and Windows XP 
>and one in FAT32 and Windows 98 but I find this a pain. Thanks.

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