FAT16


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FAT1616-Bit File Allocation Table (Microsoft)
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I was initially quite disappointed that FAT32 was not installed, as FAT16 is very wasteful of drive space, and it can only handle a 2.1 gig drive.
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.
Recuva supports recovery from FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 , NTFS + EFS file systems.
Directory Snoop is available for Windows 95 through XP and works with non-compressed FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS file systems.
Support for all of the major disk formats (FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Unix/Linux and various Unix clones) is provided with individual guidance given for each respective format - as there are subtle differences in their operation.