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: Forumlimitation : File size and total number of files in NTFS Forummax number of files in a folder /directory Forumlimit on number of files copied at once? ForumFile Number Limitation When Copying Over a Network? ForumFile / Folder Limits ForumMax # of files in a folder ? Forumsystem slow down when copying large number of files ForumMax number of files under a folder ForumProgram to print multiple copies of an image per page Forum# of Files in a Folder ForumHow to copy across files but not sub folders??? ForumFiles cannot be open in a folder ForumNumber of folders limit ? ForumSecure file and folder permissions ForumWhat is the Largest Folder size Window XP will all ForumList Files In Folder/Sub-Folder by Filename ForumParallel and com ports not appearing in device manager Forumcopying folders and protected files ForumMissing Windows Files Forumdisk quota with compressed files question More resources !