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Windows 7: Windows 7 Defragmenter, just as good as Diskeeper?

16 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by techcal View Post
Well, the native defragger lacks the ability to defrag system files
No it doesn't.

needs 15% or more disk space to defrag
You need free space to defrag with anything else.
is quite slow
Its not meant to be watched, its meant to run in the background with low priority.
lacks a drive map
Doesn't need it. The whole point of its design and implementation is to get people to stop worrying about it. It really doesn't need to be watched over.

Can read more about it here:

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16 Jul 2010   #12
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

XP first saw the PreFetch memory management tool but lacked the automatic self maintainence for drives. There you always had to run the analyzer on occasions to see how much if any fragmentation was seen. With Vista's SuperFetch and now 7 low key is exactly how the defrag tool runs while in the background once Windows detects a certain level of fragmentation.

The first program other then the defrag tool you can watch due to how fast it works is the free Auslogics program. That moves like lightning when you compare that one to any others even Diskkeeper.

On occasion however when you regularly deal with a large volume of files and even video capturing you will run across files that cannot be defragged but will remain somewhat fragmented until removed if not replaced. No program will be able to defrag those when seen. Yet the files are likely still usable.
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17 Jul 2010   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Thank you logicearth, you said the same thing I did but much better.
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