I need a SAFE and GOOD defragmenter.

By mopar man
Sep 1, 2007
  1. Ok, we have a 6% and 12% on total fragmentation. I HATE having that much/any fragmentation. My question is what is the best one. I think I may download Diskeeper Light, but I don't know. Any reccommendations? (Free stuff only).
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Have you considered the Windows defragmenter? You can find it by going to start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragmenter.
  3. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    Diskeeper light is fine.

    Before defragmenting, always run CCleaner or some clean up utility,

    and EMPTY the Recycle bin.

    You don`t really need to defragment,until your system is noticeably slower.
  4. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    I have used the windows defragmenter a lot, and it doesn't work as good as I would like. Is Disk Cleanup (Windows) good enough? I use it a lot. I just like keeping it defragmented.
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Windows Disk Clean up is ok, though not brilliant.

    I agree with Po`Girl, Ccleaner is the better option.

    Instructions for using Ccleaner can be found in step9 of this thread HERE.

    I also agree that Diskeeper lite is very good.

    Regards Howard :)
  6. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

  7. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    howard, using ccleaner will delete my saved form data, wont it? i would like to keep that. how do i stop that? also, how do i stop my dad from having to put the zip code in rvery time i do this (at
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Ccleaner will only delete your saved form data if you tell it to.

    Under the Windows tab, simply untick Saved form information and under the Applications tab, untick Saved form information.

    Regards Howard :)
  9. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    Aaaah, ok thanks howard.

    Now onto other business!
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