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crosspost Asking about Used Cluster Flag for NTFS

crosspost Asking about Used Cluster Flag for NTFS

crosspost Asking about Used Cluster Flag for NTFS

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I asked this in the Windows API Forum, but got zero responses on it, so I am asking in here now.  In FAT file systems, there was a flag in the cluster attributes to tell if a cluster had been used for a subsequently erased file.  I have been researching this a lot to see if there is a similar way to tell if a cluster has been previously used in NTFS, but it seems that the answer is no? Any guidance out there?

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