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Disk Defragmenter Limitations in Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003
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The Disk Defragmenter tool is based on the full retail version of Diskeeper by Diskeeper Corporation. The version that is included with Microsoft Windows 2000 and later provides limited functionality in maintaining disk performance by defragmenting volumes that use the FAT, the FAT32, or the NTFS file system.
This version has the following limitations:
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