Win 7 defragmenting tool

  VCR97 15 Oct 12
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Does Win7's built-in defragger operate on external discs or just on the C drive?

  kad60 16 Oct 12

Yes...have a read.

  john bunyan 16 Oct 12

I have found that the Auslogics free defrag is quicker than the built in W7 one. See:

Auslogics

  VCR97 16 Oct 12

Thanks both. Unfortunately I can't access the defrag tool to do anything. I get a pop-up saying that the defrag settings were set by another (unspecified) program and that I can't proceed unless I remove the settings. I get options "Remove settings" or "Cancel". I don't want to remove the settings as I have no idea what they are. Perhaps this is something that Sony did. (It's a Vaio.)

  wiz-king 17 Oct 12

Win 7's defrag tool seems to run weekly by default on my Fujitsu.

If I put 'defrag' into the program search then I get a box where I can change the settings.

  john bunyan 17 Oct 12

VCR97.

Well then, just download and use the Auslogics one mentioned above. It is better than the W7 one, IMHO

  VCR97 17 Oct 12

wiz-king

That's what I do. That gives the pop-up.

john bunyan

Problem is that I don't see how I could stop the W7 defragger.

I suspect that this is something done by Sony. I'll see if their support can help.

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