Better Defrag for Windows XP

  Peter 18:31 22 Oct 07
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Some time last week someone asked about a faster/better defrag than the one supplied with Windows XP. A suggestion was made, but although I have done some searching I can find the answer that was provided. I think the suggestion was for a free programme.

If anyone can post a link to the original posting or a link to an alternative, preferably free, defrag programme I would be grateful.

Thanks, Peter.

  Stuartli 18:32 22 Oct 07

Auslogics Disk Defrag:

click here

  Stuartli 18:34 22 Oct 07

You are probably thinking of this thread:

click here

  sunny staines 18:43 22 Oct 07

or iobit 4.01 beta both are good. i use iobit.

  Peter 01:10 23 Oct 07

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Thanks for your assistance, I think it was Auslogics Disk Defrag: I have downloaded it to give it a try.

Peter.

  NSBT 01:47 23 Oct 07

I’m not that computer literate, so may I clarify please, I do a regular disc defrag via Start > all programmes > accessories > system tools > disc defrag.

What benefits would it be to use one of the above programmes please?

  the Rascal 06:45 23 Oct 07

Because Vistas own defrag is so slow

  sunny staines 08:05 23 Oct 07

NSBT

With IObit it runs live defrag in the background whenever the CPU usage falls below 25%. It also optimises the files so most often used files open quicker. Big improvement over the XP one.

I presume Auslogics does the same as IObit but not used that one.

  Stuartli 08:12 23 Oct 07

Auslogics is not only quicker, but as far as I can make out, is much more thorough.

I used to use IOBit...:-)

  DieSse 08:40 23 Oct 07

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"Auslogics is not only quicker, but as far as I can make out, is much more thorough."

Quicker I can understand - can you explain your comment "much more thorough" please.

  kdt 21:25 23 Oct 07

i switched to auslogic from diskkeeper lite & also auslogic registry defrag

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