DriveSpace


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DriveSpace

A disk compression technology from Microsoft that was used in Windows 95/98. Replacing the earlier DoubleSpace compression, it was included in DOS starting with Version 6.22. DriveSpace reduced cluster size from 32K to 512 bytes on 1GB and 2GB drives under FAT16 partitions. See cluster.
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In a nutshell, DriveSpace 3 takes care of all of DoubleSpace's deficiencies and adds several new features that make it worth the effort to install it.
Stacker also recognizes and converts any of the popular compression programs: DoubleSpace, DriveSpace, SuperStor/DS, and previous versions of Stacker, to the 4.
SpeedyROM is the only product of this type to support compressed drives, including Stacker and DriveSpace.