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Windows 7: Defragging

04 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

I don't know if there's a difference between 7's defrag utility, and 3rd party defraggers, but what you don't want to do is to use both interchangeably.

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04 Dec 2010   #12

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit

That is true,,, because the fact is,, you have to turn off Windows Defrag,,, by using a 3rd party defrag, that might defrag differently than 7's internal defrag, you more than likely are double working your drive and wasting effort trying to use a 3rd party Defragger.

7 will just come in behind it and correct whatever the 3rd party defrag did

Not saying that it will,, just that it could.
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17 Dec 2010   #13

Windows 7 64-bit

my disk defragmenter don't work. it didn't Run. what I have to do?
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17 Dec 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Hello and welcome to SF, moomak (as a general rule you should have posted that problem in a new thread
What is your Defragger set for? (by default it sets itself up to defrag at some time in the early morning once a week)
Did you by any chance change that setting? Or was the computer possibly shut down at that time?
Just put Disk Defragmenter in the search bar and see what it says. (run it as administrator)
What happens if you start it manually ? Does it still refuse to start?


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17 Dec 2010   #15
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Take a look at this tutorial and see if it helps getting it working. If not post back.

Disk Defragmenter - Open and Use
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17 Dec 2010   #16

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Like most others, I am skeptical of the need for a third party tool and have never seen any documentation that one is needed.

Windows 7 defragger ignores fragments larger than 64 MB, which is a change from earlier versions.

Ten years ago, I defragmented frequently but eventually realized it was out of obsessiveness rather than any practical advantage.

I installed Windows 7 over a year ago and have NEVER manually defragged. I have defrag set to work once a week.

Right now:

My C drive is 3 % fragmented

My D drive is 1% fragmented

My E drive is 0% fragmented.

I check the defrag levels from time to time and have never seen any drive fragmented more than 5%.
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18 Dec 2010   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1

Download Auslogics Disk Defrag for free

Try Using This Disk Defragger...

Heres What It Looks Like.

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19 Dec 2010   #18

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

Microsoft used a lite version of Diskeeper as their defragger in Windows XP. Don't know if they're still partnering with that company or not for later versions of Windows.
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