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Is there anyone there that knows how to defrag a hard disk that's running in an NT workstation. Any other reasons why it might be running too slow?
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by:israely
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Do you have at least 64Meg of ram installed. If you have any less it will be slow.
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Diskkeeper Lite will Defragment a hard disk on Windows NT
you can download a copy at :-http://www.execsoft-europe.com/downloads/diskeeper/dkfree.htm
though israely is also correct, the more memory you have the faster it will be.

hope this helps

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by:bantams
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further to my last post, do not try a defrag from a command box, i tried this when i first moved onto NT and screwed up my PC!
though have used diskkeeper with no problems.
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Diskkeeper is only tool I am aware of, however, if you read about NT it does say that if you move the folder to say a tmp and then move it back that it fills the clusters up therefore defraging. Dave
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