Corinna Vinschen
Thu Mar 13 15:03:00 GMT 2008

On Mar 13 09:26, Brian Ford wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> From the release notes of the latest SUA for Vista/Longhorn:
> >
> > To enable st_atime attribute of stat structure to return correct last
> > access time, set
> > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem\NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate
> > to zero.
> It seems odd to me that they recommend modifying the registry directly in
> Vista to do this.  Although not the default in XP, it is a common
> performance tweak to do the same via:
> fsutil behavior set disablelastaccess 1

I didn't even know that this tool exists... *blush*

Thanks for pointing that out.  In Windows 2008 there's an option
SymlinkEvaluation.  Wow!  And I actually thought that symlink expansion
for remote drives is simple not implemented.  It's just not enabled
by default.  Oh well.


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