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Windows 7: What is the best FREE Defragger?

01 Apr 2012   #1
wkw427

XP, 7 32/64bit
 
 
What is the best FREE Defragger?

Forever I've been using a combo of defraggler, and smartdefrag. I think Defraggler does a good job, but it is seriously lacking in its inability to shut down after a completed defrag..

What is everyone personal favorite one? I really want some concrete answers. Thanks


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01 Apr 2012   #2
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

My personal favorite is Auslogics Disk Defrag because of the simplicity and it gets the job done very well for me. About the shutdown after defragging, I haven't seen it fail in doing so and it does shutdown the computer if instructed too
Download Auslogics Disk Defrag 3.4.1.0 - FileHippo.com
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01 Apr 2012   #3
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Put defrag in a .bat file and add a shutdown /t 0, then when defrag finishes, the computer will shutdown.

DefragAndShutdown.bat

C:\Windows\System32\defrag.exe
shutdown /t 0 /c "Shutdown after defrag completed"

Place an shortcut to the .bat file anywhere you want it then when you click on it, the defrag will start and when it completes the system will shutdown.

Edit:
Enter defrag /? from a Command Prompt to see the options available.
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02 Apr 2012   #4
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

The best, in my opinion is the Windows 7 Defragger.
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04 Apr 2012   #5
chennyalan

Windows 7 Home Basic SP1 x86 32bit for now and Wubi Ubuntu ? ver
 
 

I use smart defrag and I think it's good
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04 Apr 2012   #6
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

I personally like Puran Defrag, has some nice features such as boot-time defrag, shutdown after defrag, reboot after defrag etc.

In case anyone wants to use the windows default defragger, then Ztruker's solution is the way to go.
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04 Apr 2012   #7
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

The built in Windows 7 defragmentation program works well, in my opinion.
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05 Apr 2012   #8
chennyalan

Windows 7 Home Basic SP1 x86 32bit for now and Wubi Ubuntu ? ver
 
 

I know but the other ones are better, I think
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06 Apr 2012   #9
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

I fully agree with this observation. Puran is the best among the dozen or so free and shareware defragmenters that I have used.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EzioAuditore View Post
I personally like Puran Defrag, has some nice features such as boot-time defrag, shutdown after defrag, reboot after defrag etc.

In case anyone wants to use the windows default defragger, then Ztruker's solution is the way to go.
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06 Apr 2012   #10
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

A warning.

If you use any defragger other than windows own you will likely lose restore points, maybe all of them.
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