Defragging Windows with Ubuntu installed

Mark Haney mhaney at
Fri Dec 5 21:33:08 UTC 2008

W. D. Allen wrote:
> Will defragging Windows XP with Ubuntu installed WITHIN Windows result 
> in either Windows or Ubuntu being trashed?
> Thanks,
> W. D. Allen
> ballensr at
> end

Not unless you've got a ghost in the machine. I triple-boot mine 
(gentoo, kubuntu, XP Pro) and defrag windows all the time without trouble.

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