File Systems - access Boot sector backup MS-DOS boot must...

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File System File System Compatibility FAT16 Advantage Disadvantage Compatibility with all Microsoft OS and some UNIX Root folder limited to 512 entries MS-DOS boot floppy can access 4 GB theoretical size 2 GB maximum in Windows XP Efficient for small volumes (< 256 MB) Boot sector not backed up No file system security No compression scheme FAT32 Advantage Disadvantage No limit on number of root entries 32 GB limit in Windows XP Efficient cluster size (4KB) MS-DOS, Windows 95a, NT 4.0 cannot
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Unformatted text preview: access Boot sector backup MS-DOS boot must be formatted in Windows 95b, 98, ME No file system security No compression scheme NTFS Advantage Disadvantage High performance as fast as FAT* Incompatible with legacy Windows File/folder permissions No MS-DOS floppy boot Quotas* File compression Mounted drives* Change journal Encryption* Applies to Windows 2000, XP, 2003 File name rules Length: 255 characters Disallowed characters: / \ [ ] : ; | = * ?...
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