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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Blackraven, Oct 1, 2003.

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  1. Blackraven

    Blackraven Thread Starter

    Sep 29, 2003
    First of all ,this site is great.
    Now my ?..Scanned C: drive, was ok.
    Defragmented C: as well, but have some bad(damaged)areas, can they be repaired?
    And what does "data will not be moved"
    Thx, Blackraven
  2. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    Not if data cannot be moved. Try doing a full surface scan and see what it says.
  3. AKA Arizona

    AKA Arizona

    Jul 22, 2003
    Years ago defrag was explained to me this way. Think of it (your computer) as a file cabnet, now all the secretaries (different programs in your computer) from the office get into the files, some put them away some leave them for later, then the boss comes along (defrag) and starts putting stuff back where its suposed to be, (thats when you see the little blocks moving around) Now you now when you open a file cabinet you see those labels on the folders, thats the unmovable files or the area where the files need to be while the program is using them. and as far as the bad sectors I do not try to repair them my data is mission critical and I can not let a little thing like a bad spot on the hard drive mess me up, after so many bad spots flush the drive and install from my back up. You do make a back up dont you?
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