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Should I format my USB stick with NTFS or FAT32 if using only with Win ?



 
 
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Old January 16th 08, 01:53 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Joe deAngelo
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Default Should I format my USB stick with NTFS or FAT32 if using only with Win ?

Should I format my USB stick with FAT32 or NTFS if I plan to use it only on WinXP, Vista and Win2K
systems ?

I would prefer NTFS. Are there any downsides ?

Joe

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Old January 16th 08, 02:52 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Bob I
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Default Should I format my USB stick with NTFS or FAT32 if using onlywith Win ?

Use NTSF if you want, you would only have an issue with "other"
operating systems.

BTW the microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support group is for
discussion of issues involving Windows "Help and Support" "as in
"Start", "Help and Support"

Joe deAngelo wrote:

Should I format my USB stick with FAT32 or NTFS if I plan to use it only on WinXP, Vista and Win2K
systems ?

I would prefer NTFS. Are there any downsides ?

Joe


 




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