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Defragmenting NTFS partition with clustersize >4KB

Last response: in Storage
May 5, 2004 9:10:36 AM

is there any program that can defragment an NTFS partition with a cluster size exceeding 4KB? i have already tried diskeeper 8 and perfect disk 6 but with no effect, i'm getting the same error message all the time "unable to proceed because the cluster size is larger than 4KB". what other programs should i use? (the windows 2000 pro built-in defragmenter has not worked work since I uninstalled diskeeper :(  )
May 11, 2004 3:12:57 PM

what an odd problem. Cant you reformat to <4kb cluster?

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May 11, 2004 3:25:39 PM

Might try Goldenbow Vopt. Never bothered with changing cluster sizes, so can't guarantee it will work, but it's worth a try. has always worked well for me.
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May 12, 2004 9:27:15 AM

thanks guys :) 
May 12, 2004 6:17:00 PM

Couldnt you try using the disk defragmentor from windows XP, it supports cluster sizes of over 4kb.

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May 13, 2004 11:38:59 AM

I already did that a few dayz ago :)  Went to my friend's and defragmented the drive at his computer.
But thanks anyway.