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2 VERIFY ALL VOLUMES ARE FORMATTED WITH NTFS
To ensure the NTFS file system is used, open My Computer, right click on the system's hard drive, and choose the Properties command from the resulting shortcut menu. Doing so will display the drive's properties sheet, which will indicate which file system is in use (see Step 3, below).
Hopefully, you will find that the NTFS file system is being used, but if not, there is a way to convert your current file system to NTFS. To do so, open a Command Prompt window and enter the following command:
This was first published in July 2008