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Aligning FAT32 before converting to NTFS

Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:33 pm

It did not work as expected here. I aligned a FAT32 partition, don't
know if it was unaligned or not beforehand, then converted to NTFS and
got a performance-sapping 512 bytes in each allocation unit. I empties
the partition and formatted it and got 4096 allocation units as
desired.
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Cheers

DrT
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Re: Aligning FAT32 before converting to NTFS

Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:26 pm

DrT,

Did you use the WinXP convert.exe?

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=105

Re: Aligning FAT32 before converting to NTFS

Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:29 am

On Sun, 4 Nov 2012 20:26:36 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>DrT,
>
>Did you use the WinXP convert.exe?

No, used Win8 convert.exe.
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Cheers

DrT
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