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Windows 7: Defrag Blocked

25 Nov 2013   #31
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Thanks everyone for your input. I was just asking as I was not sure whether analysing the disc caused any writes, which from all replies it doesn't.
Take this as answered, thanks.


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25 Nov 2013   #32
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Also keep in mind that fragmentation doesn't mean anything on an SSD or flash memory. It is only a problem on a mechanical drive that has to swing a head to find the bits and pieces.
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04 Dec 2013   #33
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
I used to use Defraggler with XP, but it seems to foul up w7, it needs files where it expects them to be. Puran Free works well and it can do a boot-time defrag.
I was wondering if Defraggler might be the reason why it took so long to defrag. I'll find out in a couple of weeks or so.
Apparently, the reason for defragging taking so cottonpickin' long was Defraggler. I turned Win 7's defrag back on a week ago when I went out of town and everything seemed to be working just fine when I got back yesterday. Defraggler is history!
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