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Windows 7: Windows Defrag running in idle?

04 May 2012   #11
Ibaxx

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

because it doesn´t work!
without alter the defragmentation setting the task was never running!

I think somethin on my system prevents this task?

regards
Ingo


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04 May 2012   #12
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ibaxx View Post
because it doesn´t work!
without alter the defragmentation setting the task was never running!

I think somethin on my system prevents this task?

regards
Ingo
change the scheduled task to start next time. Set it so that it starts in 5 minutes. And set "history on for scheduled" tasks (at least temporary)

Now wait half an hour or so. now resfresh the screen and look at the history, next start time, last execution result
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04 May 2012   #13
Ibaxx

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

nothing happened and nothing written in the history
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04 May 2012   #14
Kaktussoft

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Eventlog: Microsoft-Windows-TaskScheduler/Operational
Do you anything interesting?

Dikd you wait at least 15 minutes so that it gets in idle state, and even more
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04 May 2012   #15
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ibaxx View Post
nothing happened and nothing written in the history
evenlog: applications log. Any defrag entries there?
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04 May 2012   #16
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

VMware files, which are quite large for a guest system are left as they are by defragging, so they tend to cause fragmentation. Try moving the installation and OS files to another drive, or create a smallish partition to keep it on.
Then defrag and you'll see the difference.
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04 May 2012   #17
Ibaxx

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i have triggered it for whent it is one minute idle! wating for on imidiatly.

i think that should be enough!
i have tried auslogics defrag meanwhile! when i set this defrag to run in idle in 1 minute, it works!

but auslogics defrag did not use the prefetch and superfetch features

is an entry from the moment i have startet it manual.

regards
Ingo
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04 May 2012   #18
Ibaxx

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyclic View Post
VMware files, which are quite large for a guest system are left as they are by defragging, so they tend to cause fragmentation. Try moving the installation and OS files to another drive, or create a smallish partition to keep it on.
Then defrag and you'll see the difference.
my vms are on another harddisk! connected with esata...
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04 May 2012   #19
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Did you ever try to run it manually/immediate as Kaktussoft asked in Post #4?

Quote:
Start the scheduled task (right click on it and click Run). Now open defrag GUI and see if it's running. Is it? In task scheduler you can also seen "next time" it runs, and if last time was succesfully.
What happened? Any Error messages? Anything in History? Any Event errors?
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04 May 2012   #20
Ibaxx

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yes!
it works manually
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