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I need to defrag my files but I keep getting the message"file too big". How can I get around that? I am new...

I am new to computers so make the answer really simple. It just seems as if the computer is slower and if I could defrag it would bea a little faster plus aren't you supposed to defrag every now and then?

Asked By: Wanda W - 12/29/2007
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You should do a bit of research, the problem would have been solved by now cuz the answer is EASY, read on... More
Answered By: Bert H - 12/29/2007
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Defrag it taake help from a teacher.
Answered By: Lalla - 12/29/2007
 
Could you tell us exactly which program you are using?
Answered By: drshorty - 12/29/2007
 
go to dos prompt and type, "fdisk" you'll be ok..
Answered By: Somebody H - 12/29/2007
 
It may be a little too late. What is the file it is trying to move that is too big? It should give you some output as to how large the fragmented files are.
Answered By: byteofk - 12/29/2007
 
Your hard drive is too full. Delete some files and then try to defrag. Try to delete your internet cache.
Answered By: Real_Pizza_man - 12/29/2007
 
Just delete the file.
Answered By: Austin Danger Powers - 12/29/2007
 
I had the same problem on my spare laptop . I simply had to take some files off till I had sufficient room to run the defragmenter . You can rather than delete download to discs or other hardware freeing up the needed space and then return those files after you defragment.you might also consider buying an extra hard... More
Answered By: dogpatch USA - 12/29/2007
 
Defragging won't really speed up your computer. Your computer may be running slow if you have a bunch of spyware/viruses slowing things down. You can get an excellent program to remove that stuff (easy to use too) right here... More
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Answered By: tigerfire0013 - 12/29/2007
 
First enter the command prompt... More
Answered By: wolf_kick72 - 12/29/2007
 
You need to make sure there is 15% free space as the tool needs free space to move the fragments about before it places them back together contiguously. However large movie files dont get spilt and rearranged back. If its such files, transfer them onto an external drive and then defrag and put them back. If none of... More
Answered By: jordan - 12/30/2007
 
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