Re: NTFS - System files...
"bensmyth" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> When I format a volume using NTFS various system files are created.....
> (MFT, MFT2, Log......)
> Am I correct in saying that the physical position, of these files, on the
> disk is undefined?
> Thus, if I format a disk with data on it, the only data 'actually'
> destroyed is that, that happens to be in the 'random' locations in[/color]
> the system files are written too?
> By destroyed, I mean destroyed to a laymen (myself included) - I
> understand that they can still recover files in the lab that have been
Windows NT/2000/XP does not care about the physical location
of the various system system/boot files, as long as the logical location
or boot files are located on the di