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Old 03-23-2004, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default can't defrag files, what software do you recommend?

ok, I just analyzed my computer it said, you should defrag.

So i defrag, and then i get the window saying these files cannot be defragged blah blah.

i hit analyze again and it says you should defrag...

im like wtf? so i restart the computer, then defrag, and im still getting the same errors saying it cannot defrag these anime movies i downloaded.

anyone know why im getting this and how i can solve this problem? would having [ ] @()&$# charaters like that in file name not cause the drive to defragment?

aswell I was wondering if anyone has any defragging software they would recommend?

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Old 03-23-2004, 05:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get Diskeeper by Executive Software. This will also allow you to defrag the pagefile, consolidate folders, defrag system files, defrag the MFT, etc. Very handy!


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Old 03-23-2004, 06:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I use Raxco's Perfect Disc.

You can download a 30 day trial.

If using Xp's defragger run in safe mode and set your page file at zero before defragging (restore the page file after the defrag).
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Old 03-24-2004, 12:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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you can download the freeware Diskeeper Lite.
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Old 03-28-2004, 09:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Try getting Power Defrag. I think you can get it from if not, search google/yahoo.
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Old 03-30-2004, 04:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I got Diskeeper a few months ago and I am extremely happy with it.

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