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Don’t trust ExFAT with your data

August 11, 2021 — ~rawktucc

I have a couple personal anecdotes on why you shouldn’t trust ExFAT as the filesystem for your valuable files. Let’s say you have a drive to share some personal files with family and friends. The files are large, and the recipients all use different systems, so ExFAT is the best choice because: