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Should i be running CHKDSK on my servers on an occasional basis?
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Lee W, MVP earned 250 total points
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I would say yes.  
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by:ronfast
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I had heard that running the Defragmenter does the same thing.
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by:Jay_Jay70
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chkdsk physically checks your disks, sectors, blocks etc

defrag defragments the files and puts them back together from separate areas on the disk

two very different tools
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by:ronfast
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thank you!!
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by:Jay_Jay70
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No problem, although leew effictively answered your Q first
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OOPS. I meant to give him the points. No offense.
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sorry for the mess up. I usually am more careful. I try to be as fair as I can.
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No need for apology, simple mistake :)
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thank you so much for understanding
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