FAT16


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FAT16

The 16-bit file system used on earlier PCs. See FAT and FAT32.
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Por ultimo, es necesario aclarar cual va a ser el tamano de los cluster o sectores en que se va a dividir la memoria, en este caso especifico se definen sectores de un tamano igual 512 bytes, y se utiliza el sistema de archivos FAT16.
I was initially quite disappointed that FAT32 was not installed, as FAT16 is very wasteful of drive space, and it can only handle a 2.
Why this is so: In the pre-Windows 98 FAT16 format, the minimum hard-disk storage unit (called a cluster) for even the smallest file is 32 kilobytes (Kb).
FAT16 divided up drives into clusters of up to 32k.
Directory Snoop is available for Windows 95 through XP and works with non-compressed FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS file systems.
The manuals could be a bit simpler to understand, but I suppose when you reach the stage when you want to boot up from one of a selection of multiple operating systems or want to repartition your hard drive to free up unused space, you are ready to start reading the more technical stuff and delving into the realms of FAT32 and FAT16, the file allocation tables used for storing data.
l Multiple Disk Formats Supported: Fully support disk formats and allow users to recover the lost disk partitions and get back data from File systems like HFS+, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, etc.
Its not NTFS (or a flavour) but its much better than FAT16.