FAT16


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FAT16

The 16-bit file system used on earlier PCs. See FAT and FAT32.
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FAT16, the initial file allocation table that is used by a number of current and most older digital cameras, cannot use CompactFlash cards that are greater than 2GB.
It also allows PC users to edit and resize NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16, FAT32, Ext2Fs, Ext3Fs and ReiserFS files systems - functionality found exclusively in Acronis OS Selector 5.
The type of File System doesn't really matter as the program can perform format recovery from all of them: FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS/NTFS5, and that's just for starters
Also provided is the ability to convert partitions from FAT16 to FAT32, or FAT32 to FAT16, or NTFS to FAT, including NTFS compressed volumes.
Partition Table Doctor for partition recovery and repair works with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, EXT2, EXT3, SWAP File Systems on different kinds of drive (IDE, ATA, SCSI).
For advanced users, there are selectable options that allow them to create multiple disk partitions and choose between FAT16 or FAT32 File Allocation Tables.
The type of file system does not matter because the program recovers from all of them: FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS/NTFS5, and more.
In addition, Partition Commander safely converts partitions from FAT16 to FAT32, or FAT32 to FAT16.
It will also not allow the user to create a FAT16 partition larger than 4GB; it can handle up to 32 hard disks from 1GB to 1TB.