Defrag program

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Stormweaver, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. Stormweaver

    Stormweaver OSNN Junior Addict

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    Which defrag program does everyone use and/or recommend?

    PerfectDisk
    Diskeeper
    O&O Defrag
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    PerfectDisk for me. v8.0 works well with Vista.
     
  3. Tarun

    Tarun www.lunarsoft.net

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    I highly recommend PerfectDisk.

    However, if you don't want to pay for a defrag utility; AusLogics is a nice defragger. Basic, but it gets the job done.
     
  4. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    Use PerfectDisk as well, great little program.
     
  5. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Are any of these utilities even needed with the new and improved Disk Defragmenter built into Windows Vista?
     
  6. LeeJend

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    Perfect disk here, but diskkeeper is supposed to have a new version out with improved features.

    As for Madmatt's question-

    How about some or the poseters above using Vista and perfectdisk running a comparison and letting us know? Please, pretty please?
     
  7. Aprox

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    As far as I know, Vista does not offer the level of disk optimization that PerfectDisk offers, but I could be wrong.
     
  8. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    I use Diskeeper 2007 Pro Premier.
     
  9. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    For disk optimisation I think yes and it does help. But with vista and it's superfetch feature, most of the files/apps that you use on a daily basis, you'd probably see little difference in speed of execution.
     
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    Aswell as the fact the others offer Offline Defragmentation too, i used Perfect Disk for a while, now i'm trying O&O, i must say the interface of O&O is better than PD8, and i like the Screen saver defrag option which i use.

    Just my thoughts...
     
  11. _kC_

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    tried many over the years, diskeepeer/o&o/perfectdisk/ultimate defrag etc..
    the past 6 months ive just been running windows built in defragger on all my machines via bat files, and my computers are running better than ever

    all have differing roles (2 mediacenter's/server/laptop/DAW) and all run great.
     
  12. LordOfLA

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    I've got active licenses to PD8, Diskeeper 2007 pro premier, O&O 10, Ultimate defrag and they all have their pro's and cons.

    Ideally I'd want someone to come up with a defrager that has PD's amazing sorting ability, diskeepers idle defrag, O&O's realtime activity display and ultimates on-disk location optimiser :)
     
  13. madmatt

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    hah, and call it "Perfect O&O Ultimate Disk Pro Premier"
     
  14. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    or just Lords uber defrag
     
  15. LordOfLA

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    hmm I was thinking "freaking amazing!" :)
     
  16. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    How about "Born to De-Frag". :rolleyes:
     
  17. Aprox

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    How about called eTh eDgfmratrene.
     
  18. LordOfLA

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    It's Thursday.
     
  19. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    or Lord of Defragging
     
  20. Raptor80

    Raptor80 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I use Diskeeper too, but the Pro version; it is a great defragger. Its been on the automatic mode since day 1 and keeps all 3 drives defragged nicely. I liked it better than PD or O&O.