How to set cluster size Tags: Hard Drives NTFS Storage Last response: September 6, 2002 2:19 AM in Storage Share flamethrower205 September 5, 2002 9:42:23 PM Ok, first off, how do I find cluster size in NTFS, and how do I set it w/o deleting my data? What if you had admin rights to life? More about : set cluster size lhgpoobaa September 6, 2002 2:19:10 AM erm... typically you set it upon formatting. doubt you can change it without reformatting. if you dont specify anything it uses the default of 4k. as for finding out the size... try a chkdsk in a dos window, or drive properties under drive manager (in win2k) NOTE: certain defrag programs can have problems if the cluster size is over 4k. <b>Trust Me, Trust Yourself, Trust the Hamster. Anyone else - Shoot Them. </b> This sig was proudly brought to you by <i>Hammie</i> :smile: Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How can I resize the cluster size? Forum How change hard drive cluster size? Forum how to defrag large cluster size >4k Forum How to find cluster size of NTFS Forum SolvedCan I use a 512 bytes cluster size to format a SSD drive ? Forum SolvedMedia Drive Cluster Size Forum Solvedi have about 4GB Cluster on my Hard Disc and i can see this when i defrag my Hard disc but the Defrag will not remove it how c Forum SolvedExternal Storage and Cluster Size Forum SolvedCannot boot after change cluster size of data partition Forum SolvedNTFS cluster size = IO size? Performance gains? Forum SolvedCluster Size Forum SolvedFormatting in 128KB and 256KB cluster size Forum SolvedHD failure, bad cluster size, need to resize to recover Forum SolvedChange NTFS cluster size Forum Windows XP How to set limit back up size Forum SolvedDefault cluster size Forum How to set webcam video size in Skype (Ubuntu 9.04) Forum How to set AGP aperture size? Forum How to set page size in PCL XL Forum How should you set graphic aperture size? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !