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Windows 7: System Reserve is fragmented

23 Jun 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wanchoo View Post
Not even after you assign to it a Drive Letter, that can later (after defragmentation) be removed.

But then I do not have a System Reserved Partition so I can't say for sure without trying out if the above work-around would work.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Puran doesn't even present it as an option.
I've not tried assigning a drive letter to it. As with others I don't see the point.

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23 Jun 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

If you assign it a drive letter it will show in any 3rd party defragging tool. Seems a lot of messing for no gain though.

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23 Jun 2012   #13

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit

I have already said it earlier, like all the others, that there is no point in defragmenting the System Reserved Partition because that would not improve the performance.

However I also said that if the OP was in an adventurous mood and wanted to experiment then there was a way to defragment the System Reserved Partition.

I agree that to those of us who know, there is no point in messing around with the System Reserved Partition but for someone who wants to learn hands-on there might be.
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