Max Files

What is the maximum number of files that I can put into a root of a hard drive that is formatted in FAT?
sash031299Asked:
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
512
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rayt333Commented:
Homework question????
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SubhumanCommented:
no, what are you talking about??
i just want to know...
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sash031299Author Commented:
no, what are you talking about??
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sash031299Author Commented:
sorry, someone fogot to log out
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
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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SubhumanCommented:
Damn it Mark, now I'm getting notification from this question. :)
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