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Windows 7: Will you be using Windows 7's new Defragger?

View Poll Results: Will you be using Windows 7 Defragger?
Yes 19 73.08%
No 7 26.92%
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02 Feb 2009   #1
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Will you be using Windows 7's new Defragger?

After reading the article at Engineering Windows 7 : Disk Defragmentation – Background and Engineering the Windows 7 Improvements I was more inclined to use the defragger that comes with Windows rather than a 3rd party one.

I believe it to be more thorough than the Vista one and maybe some 3rd party ones as well since it takes several passes. It also is more compatible with Windows 7's new version of NTFS which 3rd party programs wont be currently.

So I shall be using it at least during the time of the beta to get the full Windows 7 experience.
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02 Feb 2009   #2
Ex_Brit

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

I use Diskeeper Pro 2009 as I have a license for my Vista and it allows several instances on the same machine.
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02 Feb 2009   #3
pooch

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Not quite sure yet, I have a license with Perfect Disk so it makes sense to use it in the moment, but maybe in the future??
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02 Feb 2009   #4
Dragor1

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) dual boot with Fedora KDE
 
 

Absolutely loved the fact that it takes multiple passes. At the same time regret that there is still no visual display and no way to view reports as to which files are fragmented and how much.

So, yes! I would use it since it provides all the basic functionality sans the hassles!
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02 Feb 2009   #5
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

I have been using it. The multi-pass feature is good. I have also been using jkdefrag which is also good. Not sure which is best yet?
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02 Feb 2009   #6
Joe

Windows 7 RC
 
 

I've been using the Windows 7 defragger. One feature I like is the weekly schedule. Set it and forget it. The defragger (and the system backup) run at a time when I'm not using my pc. Very convenient.
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02 Feb 2009   #7
echrada

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ditto
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03 Feb 2009   #8
Anusha

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Got the latest PerfectDisk 10. Am loving it.
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06 Feb 2009   #9
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

I'm using Auslogics...
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08 Feb 2009   #10
Solid004

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x64
 
 

I'm using Smart Defrag 1.10 that supports Windows 7
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