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Done! smile.gif

Now when I proceed to create a new NTFS drive, there is an option that asks me to define "Allocation unit size" and whether I want to enable "File and folder compression". What should I select for these options?

Thanks a lot! smile.gif

The defaults are fine. The default allocation unit should be 4K for volumes under 16TB.
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The defaults are fine. The default allocation unit should be 4K for volumes under 16TB.
Just to be clear, I should leave "Enable File and Folder Compression" unchecked?

Thank you! smile.gif
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post #13 of 14
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Just to be clear, I should leave "Enable File and Folder Compression" unchecked?

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If you will not use file and folder compression, then yes just leave it unchecked.
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post #14 of 14
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If you will not use file and folder compression, then yes just leave it unchecked.
Okay thanks a lot! smile.gif
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