Limitation on number of files per folder Tags: File System Windows 2000 Microsoft Servers Windows Last response: June 28, 2004 10:12 PM in Windows 2000/NT Share Anonymous June 28, 2004 9:02:52 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?) Is there a limitation for the number of files inside a given folder on a Windows 2000 server or Window Server 2003? Thanks, Paul More about : limitation number files folder Anonymous June 28, 2004 10:12:07 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?) Files per volume: FAT16 = 2^16 FAT32 = 2^32 NTFS = 2^32-1 (that's four billion files) Files per directory: FAT16 = 2^16-2 physical directory entries (affected by long filenames) FAT32 = 2^16-2 physical directory entries (affected by long filenames) NTFS = No limit Also these may help. Limitations of FAT32 File System (Q184006) http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q184006 Windows NT File Size and Partition Size Limits (Q93496) http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q93496 -- Regards, Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup. Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft MVP [Windows] http://www.microsoft.com/protect "John Gray" wrote: | Is there a limitation for the number of files inside a | given folder on a Windows 2000 server or Window Server | 2003? | | Thanks, | Paul Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources how many graphics files per folder in windows 8.1 Forum limitation : File size and total number of files in NTFS Forum File Number Limitation When Copying Over a Network? Forum Max number of files under a folder Forum max number of files in a folder/directory Forum SolvedCan I limit the number of files in my recent documents? Forum SolvedMax Number of Fans Per Header? Forum limit on number of files copied at once? Forum Finding total number of Folders and Files on C: drive Forum Number Of Wireless Clients Per Access Point Forum Active Sync files folder max limit? Forum Solved[SOLVED] Can't delete files in temp folder Forum Number of folders limit? Forum SolvedSoftware to allow real time files and folder sharing (not windows group Feature)? Forum Solvedcpu usage LIMIT per process Forum Limitation of Frames Per Second in LCDs Forum SolvedCan I delete these files in my C folder? Forum SolvedWhat are .db files inside the photos folder taken with a digtal camera? Can I delete it? Forum How to limit file size on folder Forum Solvedstore large number of files ,documents Forum More resources !