Solved Dual-booting defragmentation Tags: Windows XP Defragment Hard Drives Dual Boot Ubuntu Last response: November 12, 2012 7:35 PM in Linux/Free BSD Share packpatfan November 12, 2012 2:21:36 PM OK, so I dual-boot Windows XP SP3 and Ubuntu 12.04, is it OK to defragment my HDD? I don't want to risk corrupting either OS, cause they're both on the same HDD. More about : dual booting defragmentation Best solution skittle November 12, 2012 4:52:33 PM File systems do not get fragmented beyond the boundaries of their partitions, letting windows defragment its self is perfectly safe and encouraged. Share packpatfan November 12, 2012 7:35:29 PM Best answer selected by packpatfan. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer packpatfan November 12, 2012 7:35:47 PM Ok, thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDual-booting defragmentation Forum SolvedDual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu with 2 SSDs and 1 HDD Forum SolvedComputer Programming/Entertainment Build + Dual-Booting Help Forum What size HDD is most suitable for dual-booting Linux on seperate drive? Forum SolvedDefragmentation Time Estimate Forum SolvedUnknown drive found during Windows 8 Defragmentation? Forum Dual-booting my computer. Not enough space?! Forum SolvedDefragmentation and Solid State Hybrid Drives Forum Bootloader not showing up on dual-booting system (Windows 7 & Windows 8) Forum HDD Defragmentation Issue Forum SolvedDual-booting and Malware Forum SolvedQuestions about TRIM/GC with SSD dual-booting XP and 7 Forum SolvedDual-Booting for more FPS Forum Defragmentation for HDD (and SSD) Forum SolvedDefragmentation of remote volumes Forum Changing primary drive for dualbooting windows 8 to my xp Forum De-fragmentation of HDD Forum Effect of Sleep Function to Defragmentation Process Forum SSD and HDD defragmentation. Need clarification. Forum Extreme Defrag Paranoia! > Best Defragmentation Utility ? Forum More resources !