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  • Blog Post: Understanding File System Minifilter and Legacy Filter Load Order

    Hello, my name is Fred Jeng from the Global Escalation Services team. For today’s post, I want to go over how Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 load file system mini-filters in a mixed environment when legacy filters are also present. I recently came across an issue where the filters were being loaded...
  • Blog Post: NTFS And 4K Disks

    Since the 1960’s, hard disks have always used a block size of 512 bytes for the default read/write block size. Recently drive manufacturers have been moving toward a larger block size to improve performance and reliability. Currently there are two types of disks available with a 4KB sector size...
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