NTFS vs FAT are only issues on one machine. If they are separate machines, the file system should make no difference. Fuzzy -- Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum videtur. Si hoc legere scis, nimium eruditionis habes. Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur. Cras amet qui numquam amavit, quique amavit cras plus amet. Uno itinere non potest perveniri ad tam grande secretum. On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Lene wrote: > Hi, i couldn't access the files on my desktop and i remembered someone > on the list talking about how you can't read from ntfs to fat (i think). > My laptop is ntfs and my desktop is fat. does that mean that if i try > to access the files on my desktop through file and printer sharing i > won't be able to? should i format to ntfs on my desktop? is there a > way to do this without losing all my data on my desktop hard drive? > thanks. > > my operating systems are winxp pro for desktop (fat) and winxp home for > laptop (ntfs) For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.