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Re: resize, windows, slooow

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: resize, windows, slooow
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 12:09:49 +1000
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Hi Paul

On Sun, Apr 25, 2004 at 10:03:36PM -0400, Paul MacManus wrote:
> Hello,
> I have used parted successfully several times in the past and have
> been very pleased with it, however today I ran into a frustrating
> problem and I need some help.
> I run a dual boot (Windows Me and Redhat 8.0) Dell laptop. I needed to
> redo my partitions and as part of that process I resized the Windows
> Me partition. After resizing I could boot successfully in Linux but
> when I booted into Windows it was VERY slow. It did boot: the desktop
> and all the icons would come up but it could never load all the
> services, it would hang and I would eventually have to kill various
> processes. Even after that it did not work properly, when I would call
> a program it could take several minutes to launch or it would not be
> able to find it. Windows Me has essentially become unusable. I manged
> to boot more or less successfully in Windows Safe Mode and I ran
> Scandisk and Defrag  but these did not help. Is there anything I can
> do here?


Could you give the output of chkdsk?
How big is the partition?  What is the cluster size?  How many
clusters?  Did you shrink or grow the file system?  (By how much?)


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