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Unmovable Files During Defragment

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April 28, 2004 4:38:39 AM

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Hi:

During defragmentation, some files are shown as "Unmovable". Anyone knows
why some files are unmovable?

Thanks
Polaris
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April 28, 2004 9:28:36 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.file_system (More info?)

Access may be denied if the file is open by other users/processes. This is
defragmenter specific.

- Greg/Raxco Software
Microsoft MVP - Windows File System

Disclaimer: I work for Raxco Software, the maker of PerfectDisk - a
commercial defrag utility, as a systems engineer in the support department.

Want to email me? Delete ntloader.



"Polaris" <etpolaris@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi:
>
> During defragmentation, some files are shown as "Unmovable". Anyone knows
> why some files are unmovable?
>
> Thanks
> Polaris
>
>
!