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Windows 7: Which Defragmenter do you recommend?

25 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Which Defragmenter do you recommend?

Hey guys. I was wondering which defragmenter's good to use.. The good and bad of them, anything worth knowing. Thanks.

P.S. Currently using Auslogic's Disk Defrag

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25 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot

Make sure you get one that is compatible with VSS if you use System Restore.

I think the windows one is the best, but the only other one I have tried is Diskeeper
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25 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Hi cheewongken, I am not a computer guru by any means. I have always used the defragmenter that came with Windows until recently. I tried defraggler and it was ok. I then tried the Auslogics disk defrag and to me, it made my laptop run smoother and quicker. I don't have any timers to prove any kind of speed increase, I'm just going by the feel of my machine. I am not a TV watcher, so my spare time is spent on my computers, and I tend to notice any kind of changes to my machines. At this point, I believe you are using the best free one on the market. Have a great day !!!
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25 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

I have used Vopt for 10+ years, It is not free but you can try it for a short time without being crippled. is their web site and they have versions for most any windows version.
goldenbow software is the author and they do a good job.

I don't have any financial interest, just like their software,

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25 Nov 2010   #5

Win7 Home Premium x64 W10Pro&Home

Go with Auslogic Disk Defragger, get it at, you won't be sorry later...
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25 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate

Hi cheewongken... :)

For the "Free" defragger's I have tried and tested Defraggler, Auslogic Disk Defragger, and Smart Defrag (Just to name a few). The best, IMHO, is the free "Smart Defrag" form Iobit. I have used it on my WinXP, WinVista, and Win7 PC's and Laptop' good.
Disk Defrag - Smart Defrag
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25 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 10 Pro x64

I recommend Defragled.It's free,small and very good.
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25 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

I prefer to use the built in defrag in Windows 7. For previous versions, I use/recommend Auslogics Disk Defrag.
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25 Nov 2010   #9
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I also use Auslogic. But have Puran Defrag for it's boot defrag capabilities, and also have but rarely use My Defrag, and the Power Defragmenter GUI for Contig. A Guy
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26 Nov 2010   #10

XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
..... only other one I have tried is Diskeeper
^ is what I prefer. Has all the bells and whistles and great performance: defrags quickly and quietly in the background without trouble. The latest version also has fragmentation prevention features. Much better than the windows default IMHO.
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