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What is the maximum number of files that I can put into a root of a hard drive that is formatted in FAT?
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by:rayt333
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Homework question????
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by:Subhuman
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no, what are you talking about??
i just want to know...
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no, what are you talking about??
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sorry, someone fogot to log out
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Oops, my mistake, 511 files.  Though it refers to other issues, the CAUSE section of this MS Knowledge Base article explains it:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q114/8/42.asp?LNG=ENG&SA=ALLKB&FR=0
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Damn it Mark, now I'm getting notification from this question. :)
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