### What is the largest partition size supported by native DOS running FAT16?

- 3GB
- 2GB
- 1GB
- 512MB

#### EXPLANATION

Due to the mathematical limitations of FAT16, without an overlay file or special driver the largest partition size is 2GB.The limit on partition size was dictated by the 8-bit signed count ofsectors per cluster, which originally had a maximum power-of-two value of 64. With the standard hard disk sector size of 512 bytes, this gives a maximum of 32 KiB cluster size, thereby fixing the "definitive" limit for the FAT16 partition size at 2 GiB for sector size 512.

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