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XP Defrg

by JAY55 / March 5, 2005 9:46 AM PST

I have a fairly big area of the Win XP Defrag box in RED. running defrag does not affect this and the log reads zero fragmented files. Is this normal? or I need to do something to fix it. My laptop is OK and does not show anything in RED. Thanks for your inputs

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by rattlinbones / March 5, 2005 10:16 AM PST
In reply to: XP Defrg

I found the best way to solve this problem was to not use the standard Windows defrag. I purchased a copy of Raxco Perfect Disk. There are any number of defrag programes that do a better job then the cut down version that is in Windows XP

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Don't use XP Defrg
by Themisive / March 5, 2005 10:20 PM PST
In reply to: XP Defrg

I used to get the same problem, then I tried a programme called Diskeeper, it's fast & reliable, miles better than Windows - it even defrags your folders!


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