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Can defragging harm the system in any way?
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The defragging part helps your system. If you happen to power your pc off while defragging or something that might screw it up. But again, that would be your fault. Nothing to worry about unless you have a highly unstable computer.
    
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All defragging does, is move system files, that have been broken up during either an install or a large download, back together into one section. Having a file broken up into seperate sections can cause slower than average read times due to the fact that your rig has to locate the other parts of the file on the HD. Setting up a time for your system to automatically defrag is a great thing to do because it keeps your files nice and neat.

As Transonic has said, defragging is safe, just think of it as moving files around in your computer yourself.
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Originally Posted by Chim3ra
AAs Taeric has said, defragging is safe, just think of it as moving files around in your computer yourself.
Wow, do we really look that much alike?
    
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Woops, my bad Trans. For some reason I blurted Taeric's name instead of yours. I'll edit, sorry buddy, good info though.
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Originally Posted by Chim3ra
Woops, my bad Trans. For some reason I blurted Taeric's name instead of yours. I'll edit, sorry buddy, good info though.
LOL no sweat.
    
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post #7 of 10
Id say not defragging is more harmful than defragging.
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Very nice!
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Well if your scared to do it.
Id gladly defrag your partition
Im gonna need some serious protection tho.
I have a few viruses that spread easily.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tweako_420
Well if your scared to do it.
Id gladly defrag your partition
Im gonna need some serious protection tho.
I have a few viruses that spread easily.
Please stay on topic, thanks.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Transonic
Please stay on topic, thanks.
Sorry I thought itd be funny.

A good program to use is Diskkeeper.
Windows defragger just defrags and diskkeeper sets up the files so they are in good order.

Thanx transonic for giving me a warning point for trying to make a joke.
Even after I said sorry and gave some helpful information.
True bang up job your doing!
Now if only we could delete all off topics posts..
Like the one above me.
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