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Windows XP Home Defrag


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poppyal

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Hi Everybody! I have a question about Windows XP Home with SP2 built in. When I use defrag I always end up with a lot of free space in between my files. I thought defrag was supposed to eliminate free space between files and place all free space at the end of the drive (after all files). Am I wrong, or am I doing something wrong? I appreciate anyone's help. Thanx. Al.
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the built in defrag with windows xp does not consolidate freespace--it only defrags files
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thanx, gerryf. I was afraid of that. Is there any decent program to replace windows defrag, or should I just forget the whole thing? Al
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lots of them, but how much do you want to pay?

diskkeeperlite, I think defrags open space

http://www.majorgeek...ad.php?det=1207
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Thanx, gerryf. I appreciate your help. Al.
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