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Windows 7: Can you defrag a specific file or folder?

04 Jul 2010   #1
craney5

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Can you defrag a specific file or folder?

Evening everyone sorry for having to ask a silly question but is it possible to defrag a specific file or folder? the reason i ask is i am having some stuttering in certain games i play so i thought if i could defrag the specific game folder it might help improve performance. I have 4 partitions and all my games are on 1 of them so i know it would not take long to defrag the whole partition as its 100GB but 95GB free lol just curious to know if what i am asking for is possible for future reference

Thanks a mill

Craney


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04 Jul 2010   #2
richc46

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I think that you can with defraggler.

http://www.piriform.com/defraggler
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04 Jul 2010   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
It sure will. It gives you a list of files and how many fragments and lets you defragg individual files or the whole partition. And its free. They also have a number of other good free programs at that site. "CCleaner" for cleaning cashe and temp files. "Recuva" to recover deleted files.

jim
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04 Jul 2010   #4
richc46

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
It sure will. It gives you a list of files and how many fragments and lets you defragg individual files or the whole disk. And its free.

jim
Nice post, nice information, but the best part was that last word
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