Solved

NTFS Sector Size

Posted on 2003-11-09
3
2,191 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
What is the size of a sector in NTFS?
0
Comment
Question by:Gnustome
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:cwp
ID: 9711937
0
 
LVL 59

Accepted Solution

by:
LeeTutor earned 50 total points
ID: 9711982
Do you mean "sector" or "cluster"?  The above article  kbid=314878, was what I was going to point you to for cluster size in XP for NTFS.  A sector is the smallest addressable part of a disk, and it's 512 bytes.  As the above article says, the standard cluster size is 4 kilobytes.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Gnustome
ID: 9712141
512 is what I wanted to know.  Thanks.
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Ok I have been working on this for some time having learned and gained certification in XenDesktop 4 along came version 5 which was released last month. Since then I have been working to deploy XenDesktop 5 in a small environment with only 2 virt…
Issue: Unstable cursor in Windows XP and Windows runs extremely slow in that any click will bring up the Hour glass (sometimes for several seconds before giving you what you want) . Troubleshooting Process and the FINAL FIX: This issue see…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now