Tip of the Day: Partition IDs

Today’s tip… A shift exists in the way Microsoft is marking its partitions.  Previously, a partition would have an ID in the partition table that denoted what file system type would be stored in it.  For example 06 for FAT and 07 for NTFS.  <screen shot of sector0 with boot code removed to keep it…


Tip of the Day: ReFS not a replacement for NTFS

Today’s tip…   Windows Server 2012 comes with a new file system, ReFS (Resilient File System).  This file system is not meant to be a replacement for NTFS.  It is merely meant to handle a small subset of what NTFS does.  There are a number of things in NTFS that are not part of ReFS. …