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Old 07-16-2010, 11:19 AM   #1
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If you right click on a file you can see how big it is say 345 kB.
Then right under it it says Size On Disk and it will give you another size.
Is this how big the Cluster is it is taking up??

Or what is the diferance?
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Old 07-16-2010, 11:37 AM   #2
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Yes, that is the size on the disk that it is taking up. Depending on the file system technology, files can take up different file sizes on the disk. If a cluster in your file system is 32k then all the files written to the disk will be in 32k increments. If a file is only 5k, it will still take the 32k cluster size.
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:08 PM   #3
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I am useing NTFS I installed it and left it at default so I think it is 4 kB right??

So every Cluster sould be 4 kB I get this but if it says file size on disk 25 KB what does this tell me?

I meen I saw something on the net that says if you ever want to check the cluster size you are useing make a file and save it to desktop and then if you right click it you see size on disk and this is your cluster size.

or something like this I would like to know if it is right what they say
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