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Windows 7: Win 7 System Files 9% Fragmented

02 Nov 2010   #1
ragweed

Windows 7
 
 
Win 7 System Files 9% Fragmented

Anyone know how to Defrag the system files? I realise they are in use. I tried closing out all running programs with Task Manager but, Norton & another program wont close. Can I Defrag at bootup to Defrag the System files? Anyone have this problem? Thanks!


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02 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I dont think that it is really necessary, but here is some information
Defrag System Files Using PageDefrag - Make Tech Easier

The OS is very effective and needs little maintenance and defrag only after extened installing or uninstalling.
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02 Nov 2010   #3
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Maybe a dumb question, but won't the on board defrag work? If not, then what is the difference between "system files", and files that the on board defrag program can defrag??
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03 Nov 2010   #4
ragweed

Windows 7
 
 

No it won't Dbone. They have a PageDefrag for 32 bit but, I have 64 bit as your system. My system is the same as yours. I guess its not hurting anything or Microsoft would come up with a fix for this.
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