2186 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 19, 2008 7:06 PM by BlooFan
A smart defragmenter will backup their data anyway before doing it.
When you reformat a hard drive to have a separate partition for scratch data, it can have that second partition erased at anytime, thus always giving you defragmented space to work with for large files.
Mac OS X on the other hand does its own defragmentation for small files. See this discussion:
Apple also has an article on its defragmentation, but it currently is down at:
I'll see what I can do to get this article back up.