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Inefficient Defrag


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mattdawg8

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I am trying to partition my disk to set up a Dual Boot with Ubuntu Linux, but when I go to defrag, Windows Defrag, and Power Defrag, both won't move the one unfragmented file to other side of the drive. Here is screenshot of the Windows Defrag Program.

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Thanks for the help!
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cmw2010

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How many times have you run the Defrag program? Did you shut down as many running programs as possible?

Edited by cmw2010, 05 June 2007 - 09:49 PM.

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I agree with cmw2010, to the fact how many times did you defrag? Also-what makes you think there always is fragmented file, if you ran it more then 2x then there would be nothing to move...Also-the same selection (System Tools),do "Disk Cleanup" Before you do Defrag
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Good Luck ~Nic C.

Edited by nic777, 05 June 2007 - 09:50 PM.

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mattdawg8

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I ran Widnows Defrag more than 5 times, and PowerDefrag once. I also did the Disc Cleanup before each defrag, no luck. I ran MSCONFIG, and set it up so that no programs other than Windows System programs were running.

Edited by mattdawg8, 05 June 2007 - 10:05 PM.

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cmw2010

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Did you shut down as many running programs as possible?
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Troy

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try using jkdefrag, it's in my signature

Cheers.
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mattdawg8

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Thanks a ton, ruthandtroy, JKDefrag worked perfectly.
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Troy

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Glad to hear it, thanks for letting us know!

Always good to hear a thanks, I appreciate it.

Good luck with your dual boot also, if you have any dramas with it, feel free to head over to the "All other operating systems" section in this forum, and we can help you out with it!

Also may I suggest reading this forum, if you need any help, it's a sticky.

Cheers! :whistling:
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