FW: OFF TOPIC - format NT as FAT or NTFS?

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Barry [mailto:mbarry@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 8:48 AM
To: kbarry@...
Subject: RE: [Vantage] OFF TOPIC - format NT as FAT or NTFS?

Ok, so here's the official word from Microsoft on the matter. In summary:
Use FAT for a very small (Read NT System Files Only) partition because FAT
can be read in the event of disaster recover. Put everything else on NTFS.
See below for details:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/deploy/fat.asp
-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Konecny [mailto:jkonecn@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 7:40 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Vantage] OFF TOPIC - format NT as FAT or NTFS?

I always use NTFS on both.

Troy Funte wrote:
>
> Do you format both partitions as NTFS, or do you leave one of them as
FAT?
>
> Troy Funte
> Liberty Electronics
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Joe Konecny
> To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 9:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [Vantage] OFF TOPIC - format NT as FAT or NTFS?
>
> Make sure you use two partitions. One for the operating system
> and one for data/programs. This makes upgrading drives very easy
> in the future.
>
> Paul Siebers wrote:
> >
> > Troy,
> >
> > NTFS is more secure, and stores data more efficiently. This results
in a
> > larger capacity for storage on your drive. I recommend it...
> >
> > Paul
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Troy Funte [mailto:tfunte@...]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 9:24 AM
> > To: Vantage
> > Subject: [Vantage] OFF TOPIC - format NT as FAT or NTFS?
> >
> > When configuring an NT workstation (used to be a Win98) do you
typically
> > format the drive as FAT or NTFS when asked by the NT installation
process.
> >
> > Troy Funte
> > Liberty Electronics
> >
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