A Tutorial on Disk Defragmentation for Windows


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Source: Raxco Software
Date: January 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: This paper published by Raxco Software given as an educational instrument explains how and why disk fragmentation happens, explains the costs of fragmentation, explores some myths about fragmentation, and examines the differences in disk defragmentation solutions. International Data Corporation in a white paper entitled Disk Defragmentation for Windows NT/2000, Hidden Gold for the Enterprise, estimated that the global cost of fragmentation is $50 billion annually. There are many factors that contribute to this cost and some of them are not all that obvious.

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