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FAT32 vs. NTFS: Choose Your Own Format | PCMag.com

When you have a new hard drive, or when you’re reinstalling Windows, the OS may ask you to format the drive. If given a choice, the two common modes are NTFS and FAT32. But what are those, and why would you choose one over the other? We break down the differences between FAT32 vs. NTFS..

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One Response to FAT32 vs. NTFS: Choose Your Own Format | PCMag.com

  1. Is FAT32 still a choice for modern Windows? I hope no one would actually use that for their OS nowadays. The real choice is between NTFS, which itself is quite old, and its replacement ReFS. However, memory cards used in cameras and other electronics usually do require FAT16/VFAT/FAT32 format.

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