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    hi Guys,

    Is anyone aware of any software that can organize the hard disk? I'm using alot of Bit Comet for downloading and my hard disk get very messy from time to time


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    Well, at the lowest level you should use a de-fragmenter.
    As for actually organising it, why not just place a load of shortcuts within folders on yur desktop ?


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    # shred -vfz -n 100 /dev/hda

    /sarcasm...that will delete everything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith
    # shred -vfz -n 100 /dev/hda

    /sarcasm...that will delete everything.
    Yes, but thats a linux request. chance is she is using windows !
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    Good call bitcomet is for windows.
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    have u guys heard of drive health?

    I'm wondering if that helps?
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    If your computer is running slow... there are few things you can do with the software that's included in windows without having to use 3rd party software. Click on "my computer" and then right click on your main drive and choose "Properties". Click on the option "disk clean up". This will delete any temporary files, and internet cache files. Then select the "tools" tab and click on the "defragment now" option. It can take a while to run, so it's best to start it before you go to bed, and then it should be done by morning.

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    so what does defragmentation do? Will it delete all my data?

    Btw, do u guys know where i can get help from with regards to window xp?

    I'm sorry if i've lots of problems to trouble u.
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    Defragmentation will not delete your data. A fragmented file is stored in parts and pieces at different locations on the disk, and defragmenting just rearranges the file so the parts of the file are stored in the same location. It is supposed to help performance although I did not notice much difference. To defragment with Windows XP go to Start, All programs, Accessories, Disk defragmenter.

    I don't know where to go to get help with XP but if you post your problem here, somebody may be able to help.
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    thks alot...

    I've this problem, when i double click on my F drive and other drive, expect c, there is this icon pops up and it ask me to choose a program to open it.

    What should i do so that when i open my F drive and other drive it would be like the way i open my c drive.

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    ert,

    I'm not exactly sure I understand what your problem is, but I'll take a guess. When you click on a file in Windows Explorer, your computer needs to have the software to open that file and it needs to know which software to use for that file extension. For example, files with extension .doc were designed to be opened with Microsoft Word, but can be opened with other programs, if you so designate.

    If you click on a file and your computer asks which program to use, it will give you a list of the programs on your computer. If you have the correct one you can select a program to run that file extension and I think you can select a box that will tell the computer to use that program as a default for that file type. Once you have done that the computer will always know which software to use and will not have to ask you again.

    If you are trying to run something like a playstation CD on your personal computer, that's not going to work, because your computer doesn't have the right software to run it.
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