With the advent of Windows 2000 (although already was implementing NT) Microsoft stopped using the FAT32 file system to pass format disks and optimized for NTFS, system much more modern, renovated and secure files. In return, he lost along the way compatibility with DOS, so if we need access any NTFS partition from an operating system based on DOS, We need help Avira NTFS4DOS.
This software, created by the well-known antivirus company, allows create a floppy drivers by which get any DOS based system, such as MS-DOS or FreeDOS can access partitions formatted as NTFS. DOS-based systems can handle FAT32 partition or format below as well as having limitations on the size of the partitions, files and format names (usually 8 letters for the name and 3 for the extension).
Once you run a Avira NTFS4DOS, an assistant to ask a floppy disk (whose data will be deleted) which will install the necessary drivers and applications that we run on DOS as appropriate, and will open the NTFS partitions They will be recognized and they may be used without problems.