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Windows 7: NFTS Or FAT32

15 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 64bit


Running the 64 bit version of W7 on a 3 yr old HP Desktop.

Went to Amazon to buy a new External HD.

Guess I have a choice of two flavors: FAT32 or NFTS.

Have no idea what is in my Desktop now, but guess this new external one should be the same ?
True ?

BTW: How would I check which it is ?

So, which should I order, please ?


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15 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

NFTS is the current one. I don't think you would want FAT32. If you want to see what you have now, go to your Disk Management and it will tell you.
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