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What is the maximum number of files (or folders) that can be stored in a single folder?

Where can I find specification on how many files are allowed in a folder in a windows server 2003 setup?

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marked as duplicate by splattne Jun 30 '09 at 10:44

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Or see this thread.

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Maximum number of files in a single folder on an ntfs filesystem is 4,294,967,295 files.

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If using NTFS, here are more details about limitations :

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The maximum number of files per NTFS volume is 4,294,967,295 . So in theory the maximum number of files on an NTFS volume that only has one folder would be 4,294,967,294.

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