1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 9, 2011 7:14 AM by Peter M

    NTFS Vaults

      What are the pros & cons of NTFS vaults apart from the 4GB size restriction of FAT32?

      Does NTFS provide any further security? How safe is opening vaults on foreign systems (both ntfs & fat32) ?


        • 1. Re: NTFS Vaults
          Peter M

          Well the obvious advantage is file size.  But NTFS is more secure, has better performance on larger volumes and other advantages.


          There's a table here: http://www.ntfs.com/ntfs_vs_fat.htm


          Basically nothing should be using FAT32 anymore except in certain cases, most notably small USB flash drives.


          I noticed this had been sitting here for a while.  It's a public holiday in N. America so have no idea if and when a McAfee person might spot this.


          Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 09/10/11 8:14:35 EDT AM
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