Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Defrag virtual disk?

29 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Build 7600
Defrag virtual disk?

it's a need to defrag a virtual disk?

and what are the ways to optimize OS running on virtual disk?

im using XP Pro SP3 on virtual disk created by VMWare Fusion 3

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

The short answer to your first question is yes. Defragmenting virtual machine disk files - Virtualization Pro
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Defrag virtual disk?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Should I defrag my virtual disks?
Source: (This applies to vmware player and workstation as well as others) Keep in mind, if you have a SSD ignore the following below. Do not defrag an ssd ever. Defragmenting Virtual Disks
Auslogics Disk Defrag vs IObit Smart Defrag
Which Defragger do you think is better, because I am trying to decide between the two, but can't decide on one or the other.
Disk Defrag, Registry Defrag and Registry Cleaners
After that great response on "W7 running free forever???", I hope you folks can advise me on the following three subjects: Hard Disk Defrag Registry Defrag Registry Cleaning With the first two, I wonder if W7 inherent capabilities do just as good a job as any of the available programs now...
Performance & Maintenance
How do I eliminate a virtual disk in a virtual machine?
Instead of using XP mode which is not available in Windows 7 Home Premium, I installed a virtual machine and installed Windows XP prof from an installation DVD. My HD has three partions, two of about 80 GB and one of 340 GB. The CPU is Intel core i5 with 3 GB Ram. It works fine, I have XP in a...
Windows Disk Defrag Doesn't Defrag
Disk defrag stops analyzing at 62% and doesn't go any further. So I downloaded Defraggler and ran it. It worked but it wouldn't defrag down to 0% fragmentation, It still shows 4% after defrag.
Performance & Maintenance
Is it necessary to defrag a virtual hard drive?
(Question of the year right here, folks!) :)

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:39.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App