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: Defragmentation Problems

26 Sep 2010   #11
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

No, that was the only one I turned off

No errors are shown during the defrag, it goes through four stages and completes normally but there is no reduction in fragmentation.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Sep 2010   #12
eldinv

DOS^
 
 

Can you post a image of this screen?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Sep 2010   #13
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Windows and Defraggler are showing two different numbers for some reason too :S

Its gone midnight here so im off to bed. Ill check back in the morning!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

26 Sep 2010   #14
eldinv

DOS^
 
 

Just use Windows Disk Defragmenter, judging by the other image, it looks like you only analyze the disk.

Click on the C drive and then hit Defragment Disk.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Sep 2010   #15
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

I only analysed the disk so that you could see the fragmentation of the drives that it shows, there's not point running a defrag if its only going to attempt and fail to move every single file on the drive.

I ran another defrag, no effect.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Sep 2010   #16
eldinv

DOS^
 
 

We have to wait for someone else to pass through- I'm out of options for now. Never had a disk that didn't want to defrag itself.

Sorry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Sep 2010   #17
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

I think it may be a permissions problem, access denied or unable to move keep appearing in logs.

Would you be able to give me a list of default drive permissions so I can compare please?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2010   #18
techcal

XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Do you know which are the fragmented files? That would help narrow down the problem IMHO. The windows defragger is unable to defrag several system files and large files (if free space is low), but since you have plenty of free space for the defrag and all the disk checks are uneventful, I'd guess that it's the type of fragmented file that's causing the problem. Also, IIRC, the windows defragger avoids defragging fragments larger than 64MB (by default), maybe the possible presence of these fragments is preventing a defrag of other files...just my guess and I could be wrong.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2010   #19
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply,

Alot of the files are those from games and are larger than 64mb, but if I select a 5KB file, it wont defrag either.

I have uploaded a a list of all the fragmented files.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2010   #20
Thorlain

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Disc health and Error scan:
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Defragmentation Problems




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
system defragmentation
Hi Everybody, I have system defrag turned off. I just wondered if it is normal for the system reserved to say 13% fragmented. The internal drive is a Toshiba DTO1ACA1OO, 1tb. Have been a bit curious about it for awhile.;)
Performance & Maintenance
Registry Defragmentation
About two months ago I purchased a Dell 570MT Windows 7 X64 4GB RAM Athlon X240 dual processors I decided to look for a Windows 7 x64 Registry Defragmentation program to see if I could compact the Registry and speed up the computer. I found a free Registry Defragmentation program,...
Performance & Maintenance
SSD Defragmentation
I've went through several websites that say you shouldn't defrag your SSD because it's unnecessary, so my question is, why is it unnecessary to defrag an SSD?
Hardware & Devices
BSOD after defragmentation
I have an OEM build of Windows 7 x64 installed and after performing a defragmentation overnight using Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9 I woke up to find that my computer had recovered from an unexpected shutdown (Stop error). I have followed the directions in the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting...
BSOD Help and Support
SSD's and Defragmentation
Hi All: By now the savvy readers of this forum all know that defragmenting a Solid State Drive (SSD) is not only futile but can actually shorten the life of the drive through excessive writes. Now there's another reason that it doesn't make sense. "Solid state drives use a technology...
Hardware & Devices


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 15:20.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App