Anybody know a hardrive defragmenter that Actually works for XP?

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    Anybody know a hardrive defragmenter that Actually works for XP?

    Please I need to defrag my hardrive.
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    I never used XP but are you sure it doesn't come with one? W2k does.

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    It has one, now about it working, that's a whole different thing.
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    Why doesn it work. What is it it is doing that tells you it is a MS product?*smile*

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    it takes ages, to get up to 1%......
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    Well how long ago did you defragment? How long does it take to get to 1%? How big is your HD?

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    uh 30 gigs and I figured that after about 10 to 15 minutes if should go above 1%...
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    I have seen slower defrags then that..Leave it over night

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    it took my friend 3 days to defrag his harddrive after about 2 months of not doing it.. his has 28 GIGs full of crap.

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    Two Days straight? Oh my Lord.
    There are some real morons in this world please do not become one of them, do not become a victim of moronitis. PROGRAMMING IS THE FUTURE...THE FUTURE IS NOW!!!!!!!!!

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    get the real defragmenter Windows just licenses the light version of the defragmenter
    get diskkeeper 7.0
    http://www.executivesoftware.com/execsoft.asp

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    (why does it sign me out?)
    and btw with diskkeeper 7.0 you don't need as much free space to run it with the version in xp you need to have a bunch of free space to run defrag with diskkeeper you don't...

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    Thank you all for your help.
    There are some real morons in this world please do not become one of them, do not become a victim of moronitis. PROGRAMMING IS THE FUTURE...THE FUTURE IS NOW!!!!!!!!!

    "...The only real game I thank in the world is baseball..." --Babe Ruth

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    U need to close every running thread except explorer for it to work. If you have "findfast" running, I belive this is the problem.

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    I don't know what findfast is, care to explain?
    There are some real morons in this world please do not become one of them, do not become a victim of moronitis. PROGRAMMING IS THE FUTURE...THE FUTURE IS NOW!!!!!!!!!

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