Resizing ntfs partition
andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 12:04:24 MST 2007
On 2/28/07, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> > Okay, so you did say he's only using about 5GB (my reading incomprehension
> > there), but it still makes me wonder why after the defrag you don't see a
> > full 70GB hunk of space at the end...
> Windows defrag doesn't try to push all the data to the front of the
> drive (nor does pagedefrag), it just tries to eliminate fragmentation.
> If someone knows of a free utility that will do that I'd like to
Ah, let me correct myself before someone else has to: recent versions
of ntfsresize will relocate your data for you. No need to defragment
first (especially since windows defrag doesn't move files to the front
of the drive anyway).
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