A. If you have scheduled a NTFS conversion for next reboot using the CONVERT command it can be canceled as follows:

  1. Start the registry editor (regedt32.exe NOT regedit.exe)
  2. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
  3. Double click BootExecute
  4. Change from
    autoconv \DosDevices\x: /FS:NTFS
    to:
    autocheck autochk *
  5. Click OK
  6. Close the registry editor