Thinking Behind 32GB Windows Format Limit?
[Tech News] The Thinking Behind the 32GB Windows Format Limit On FAT32 podcast
Why Did Microsoft Limit the FAT Partition Size? Microsoft has put a 32GB partition size limit on the FAT/FAT32 system of file systems to encourage NTFS which is much more effective when dealing with larger partitions. This limitation is only present in the latest Windows versions. Windows.