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How many files can be hold in single directory (folder)?
Win95, Win98, NT?
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There is a limit on the number of files that may be in the root of a FAT 16 partition (somewhere around 120 or so I think), but otherwise there is no real limit (other than the size of the disk) for the number of files in a folder in Win95/98/NT.

However, the directory does slow down with more and more files, especially for FAT partitions. NTFS is much better at dealing with directories containing large numbers of files.

Cheers,

Raymond.
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You can hold an infinite number of files as long as you have enough memory...

btw- Ye Raymond... Ya very fast man... ;-)
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