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Windows Best free defrag

Discussion in 'Software' started by minimad127, 22 Sep 2009.

  1. minimad127

    minimad127 CPC Refugee

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    hi all

    well i am guessing the title says it all, basically i am looking for the best free defrag program for vista as the one that comes with windows has stopped working

    cheers
     
  2. gavomatic57

    gavomatic57 Minimodder

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    Have you tried running it in safe mode, or via the command line? Using it in the command line should hopefully give you an error message that will help us work out what is wrong.
    Clicky
     
  3. andrew8200m

    andrew8200m Modder

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    defraggler or Auslogistics defrag are good. The one for vista takes 10-12hours on my pc.. pan in the rear!

    Andy
     
  4. Pady

    Pady What's a Dremel?

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    i'll second Auslogistics
     
  5. Ficky Pucker

    Ficky Pucker I

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    defraggler works for me.
     
  6. Akava

    Akava Lurking...

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    I tend to use JKDfrag which has just had a nice upgrade and name change; MyDefrag. Not a fan of the name change myself but the software is just as good if not better than before.
     
  7. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    +1 Does a very decent job
     
  8. EnglishLion

    EnglishLion working for the good of mankind...

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    I've also used Auslogistics and it seems to work well. Always difficult to tell with defragging whether it's truly doing the job well or not.
     
  9. Kovoet

    Kovoet What's a Dremel?

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    Best one I have used and still use is 0&0 defragger
     
  10. KonZ3N

    KonZ3N What's a Dremel?

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    Defraggler for me.
     
  11. lynda1234

    lynda1234 Banned

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    Good post. I appreciate it
    Thank you so much for the post. It's really useful.

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    data entry
     
  12. mm vr

    mm vr The cheesecake is a lie

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    That isn't exactly free, is it?
     
  13. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    There is a free version of O&O, I always used that one.
     
  14. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    I tried the MS one that comes with Win 7 today.
    Firstly it said that there was no de-fragmentation after analysing then when run it said it had de-fragmented some of the drive.
    Completely confused I downloaded defraggler (another great free utility from Piriform) it found 80 fragmented files and proceeded to defrag the drive from 44% to 23% with only 2 large files fragmented.
     
  15. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    I did that today.

    It said after analyzing, there was no fragmentation.
    Defraggler said there was quite a bit of fragmentation.
     
  16. Kovoet

    Kovoet What's a Dremel?

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    I use 0&0 defragger
     
  17. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    I use Perfect Disk 10
     
  18. Matticus

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    Defraggler wins for me, basically everything piriform makes is pretty epic in my opinion.
     
  19. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    I use Auslogics and I find it quite good, especially since I have +300GB of data and it takes roughly 3 hours.
     
  20. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    Jkdefrag to is nice
     

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