some files cannot be defragmented?

  eysha 10:55 09 Sep 2008
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When defragmenting the laptop reports 'some files cannot be defragmented.'
Why does this happen and how can it be corrected?
Thanks in advance
E.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:12 09 Sep 2008

Windows will be using some files and so they cannot be moved on the drive.

you should either defrag in safe mode or even use a defrag program that runs before windows boots.

some info for you
click here

  eysha 11:56 09 Sep 2008

Thank you Fruit Bat and Raven. Now i won't worry about it.

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