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Old 10-05-2004, 12:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is there any limit?
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Old 10-05-2004, 03:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There are various kinds of limits that you should be concerned with. Win98 supports FAT16 and FAT32.

"FAT16 has a 2GB file size limit, FAT32 has 4GB [file size] as its limit"

"FAT16 has a 4GB limit on partition size, whereas FAT32 has a 2TB limit on partition size"




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BIOS and OS Limits on Large Hard Disks:
http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:a...Limits.html=en

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Oper..._20343072.html

http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/Art...803/38803.html

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d...c_fil_tdrn.asp
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Old 10-05-2004, 06:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Go to the HD Manufacture website and download a utility to format Large Hard Drives with Fat 32 .I have 80 gig HD`s that im running 98 on .
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