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Should I leave my PC be when I am defragging? It seams to me that if the defragger is moving files around on the hard drive, it would be a bad idea to do things that would also require the use of the hard drive such as listening to music I have saved or surfing the web and getting cookies written my drive while it is being defragmented. Is this true?
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Should I leave my PC be when I am defragging? It seams to me that if the defragger is moving files around on the hard drive, it would be a bad idea to do things that would also require the use of the hard drive such as listening to music I have saved or surfing the web and getting cookies written my drive while it is being defragmented. Is this true?
I defrag in safemode.
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lol guess that sums it up thanks
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geez defragger only takes like 4-5 minutes for me atleast
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I always defrag when I know I'm not going to be using the computer, mainly because it just slows it down and I can't play games or do other more intensive things.

You should be fine though.
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