Imaging & Defrag

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by dsage245, Dec 17, 2006.

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  1. dsage245

    dsage245 Registered Member

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    If you use an imaging program such as Image For Windows/Image For DOS to backup your OS and then restore that image, will your files be defragmented upon restore? If so, and you do this on a regular basis, is there any reason to use disk optimization software such as PerfectDisk?
     
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Hi dsage

    I always defrag before taking the image. From what I can see when you restore you get the disk back the way it was when you imaged. So yes I definitely use PD.

    Pete
     
  3. vhick

    vhick Registered Member

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    i always defrag before imaging to because i remember in norton ghost help file, yiou can reduce the size of the image if you defrag the drive before doing it because of allocation or something like that....
     
  4. GroomLake

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    TI restores logically.
     
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