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Disk Defragment?

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#1 soulshine


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Posted 06 December 2005 - 11:27 PM

I have a question about Disk Defragment, what is it? what will happen if i do defragment..?

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 12:51 AM


Instead of reinventing the wheel with an explanation here. I will give you a link to an already well written explanation of your questions. Defragmenter explanation link here. I would be remiss if I didn't add Bleeping Computers own well written tutorial on "The Importance of Disk Defragmentation". Hope this answers your questions.

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edit: :thumbsup: to add our own tutorial on defrag.

Edited by Animal, 07 December 2005 - 11:29 PM.

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#3 spiritcloud


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Posted 12 December 2005 - 10:48 PM

Just my 2 cents:

It can't hurt to defragment, unless you count time loss. Depending on drive size, it can take a lot of time. I know some versions of Windows will inform you if defragmenting is not needed.

To speed things up, it is good to disable any applications and such that will interrupt the scan or it will start over! You may want to reboot in Safe Mode to do it.

Those articles probably say something similar, but better. :thumbsup:
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