Chapter 5. Disk Configuration and Volume Tricks

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Vista File System Review

In the years between the launch of Windows Vista and the release of Windows XP, one of the more anticipated features of Vista was a new file system called WinFS. About two years before Vista’s release, however, Microsoft announced that WinFS was being pulled from Vista’s feature list. There is an entire MSDN blog discussion dedicated to the subject of the Windows Vista file system development and WinFS, covering such topics as is WinFS a file system, what happened to it, and so forth. Let’s review the story from the beginning.

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