Fsutil: fsinfo

Typically used by support professionals. Lists all drives, queries the drive type, queries volume information, queries NTFS-specific volume information, or queries file system statistics.

Syntax

fsutil fsinfo [drives]

fsutil fsinfo [drivetype] PathName

fsutil fsinfo [ntfsinfo] RootPathname

fsutil fsinfo [statistics] VolumePathname

fsutil fsinfo [volumeinfo] RootPathname

Parameters

drives : Lists all drives in the computer.

drivetype : Queries a drive and lists its type, for example CD-ROM drive.

ntfsinfo : Lists NTFS specific volume information for the specified volume, such as the number of sectors, total clusters, free clusters, and the start and end of the MFT Zone.

statistics : Lists file system statistics for the specified volume, such as metadata, log file, and MFT reads and writes.

volumeinfo : Lists information for the specified volume, such as the file system, and whether the volume supports case-sensitive file names, unicode in file names, or disk quotas.

PathName : Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon), mount point, or volume name.

RootPathname : Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon) of the root drive.

VolumePathname : Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon), mount point, or volume name.

Examples

To query the drive type of drive C, type:

fsutil fsinfo drivetype C:

Possible results:

Unknown Drive

No such Root Directory

Removable Drive, for example floppy

Fixed Drive

Remote/Network Drive

CD-ROM Drive

Ram Disk

To query the volume information for volume E, type:

fsinfo volumeinfo E:\

Sample output:

Volume Name :
Volume Serial Number : 0xd0b634d9
Max Component Length : 255
File System Name : NTFS
Supports Case-sensitive filenames
Preserves Case of filenames
Supports Unicode in filenames
Preserves & Enforces ACL's
Supports file-based Compression
Supports Disk Quotas
Supports Sparse files
Supports Reparse Points
Supports Object Identifiers
Supports Encrypted File System
Supports Named Streams

To query drive F for NTFS-specific volume information, type:

fsutil fsinfo ntfsinfo F:\

Sample output:

NTFS Volume Serial Number : 0xe660d46a60d442cb
Number Sectors : 0x00000000010ea04f
Total Clusters : 0x000000000021d409
Free Clusters : 0x00000000000f222a
Total Reserved : 0x0000000000003550
Bytes Per Sector : 512
Bytes Per Cluster : 4096
Bytes Per FileRecord Segment : 1024
Clusters Per FileRecord Segment : 0
Mft Valid Data Length : 0x0000000003eab000
Mft Start Lcn : 0x0000000000000004
Mft2 Start Lcn : 0x000000000010ea04
Mft Zone Start : 0x0000000000003ea0
Mft Zone End : 0x0000000000004700

To query the file system statistics for drive E, type:

fsinfo statistics E:

Sample output:

File System Type : NTFS
Version : 1
UserFileReads : 75021
UserFileReadBytes : 1305244512
UserDiskReads : 71213
UserFileWrites : 8037
UserFileWriteBytes : 207685440
UserDiskWrites : 5278
MetaDataReads : 14377
MetaDataReadBytes : 58888192
MetaDataDiskReads : 14773
MetaDataWrites : 18705
MetaDataWriteBytes : 138108928
MetaDataDiskWrites : 21464
MftReads : 9394
MftReadBytes : 38477824
MftWrites : 17061
MftWriteBytes : 115359744
Mft2Writes : 0
Mft2WriteBytes : 0
RootIndexReads : 0
RootIndexReadBytes : 0
RootIndexWrites : 0
RootIndexWriteBytes : 0
BitmapReads : 136
BitmapReadBytes : 557056
BitmapWrites : 1180
BitmapWriteBytes : 11161600
MftBitmapReads : 4
MftBitmapReadBytes : 16384
MftBitmapWrites : 118
MftBitmapWriteBytes : 491520
UserIndexReads : 2938
UserIndexReadBytes : 12034048
UserIndexWrites : 2738
UserIndexWriteBytes : 20615168
LogFileReads : 4
LogFileReadBytes : 16384
LogFileWrites : 8407
LogFileWriteBytes : 180936704

Fsutil

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Fsutil: reparsepoint

Fsutil: sparse

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Fsutil: volume

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