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Subject: Re: Defragmenting the Player's HD?

Re: Defragmenting the Player's HD?

From: Chris Holt <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 23:33:39 -0400

Sure you can. I'm sure that Bio Hazard is remembering the incredulity
that some of us expressed at a Jukebox drive having any significant file
fragmentation. Multi-megabyte files that aren't being constantly created
and deleted aren't very likely to fragment.

It's just not very likely to happen unless the drive is being used as a
Windows volume with various smallish files being constantly created and
deleted. What _will_ likely happen with the default settings of Windows
Defrag is that the defrag program will try to arrange the files with most
recently used first and waste a whole lot of time trying to optimize
something that doesn't really need it.

On Sun, 21 Sep 2003 12:20:25 +0100, Paul \"Winkie\" Robins wrote:
> I believe you can use the standard windows defrag, after all the archos
> is a fat32 laptop hard drive.
> Paul
> Bio Hazard wrote:
>> I remember reading somewhere that you cant defrag the Archos HD for
>> some reason, is this true? if no, can i use windows defrag? or do i
>> need something else?
Received on 2003-09-22

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