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  1. [computing] 16-bit FAT (16-bit file allocation table; 16-bit file allocation table, 16-bit file allocation table) ; 16-bit allocation table version of FAT

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Google previewCompTIA Strata Study Guide Authorized Courseware (2011)

Exams FC0-U41, FC0-U11, and FC0-U21 by Andrew Smith, Faithe Wempen

FAT16 is a very old filesystem that is now obsolete. CDFS is the filesystem on CD -ROMs. FAT12 is the filesystem used on floppy disks, now obsolete. 8 Operational Problems OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER: Fundamentals of ...

Google previewSpecial Edition Using Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (2000)

by Ed Bott

Tip from In special circumstances, sometimes FAT16 is a better choice. To store a very large number of small files, such as a ...

Google previewRadiological Sciences Dictionary: Keywords, names and definitions (2009)

by David Dowsett

(see FAT16, NTFS, Windows). FAT16 (comp) File allocation table. This is the map that ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

by B Nandhakumar

FAT16 In Microsoft Windows, a file allocation table that uses a 16-bit scheme which restricts the interface can cluster addressing maximum hard-disk size to 2.6GB. Also, FAT16 is inefficient in disk-space utilization as the default cluster size can ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

Filesystems supported are ext2, ext3, fat (FAT16 and FAT32) and linux−swap. Parted can also detect HFS (Mac OS), JFS, NTFS, ReiserFS, UFS and XFS filesystems, but cannot create/remove/resize/check these filesystems yet. The nature of ...

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