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Why i Cannot Complete Disk Defragmenter?

By wen9x88 · 5 replies
Sep 16, 2007
  1. i deleted my important thing and uninstall software.
    and i get 17% free space but i don't know why cannot complete the disk defragmenter.
    Volume (D:)
    Volume size = 38,23 GB
    Cluster size = 4 KB
    Used space = 31,67 GB
    Free space = 6,56 GB
    Percent free space = 17 %

    Volume fragmentation
    Total fragmentation = 16 %
    File fragmentation = 33 %
    Free space fragmentation = 0 %

    File fragmentation
    Total files = 26.579
    Average file size = 2 MB
    Total fragmented files = 14
    Total excess fragments = 1.160
    Average fragments per file = 1,04

    Pagefile fragmentation
    Pagefile size = 768 MB
    Total fragments = 1

    Folder fragmentation
    Total folders = 3.550
    Fragmented folders = 1
    Excess folder fragments = 0

    Master File Table (MFT) fragmentation
    Total MFT size = 78 MB
    MFT record count = 30.383
    Percent MFT in use = 38 %
    Total MFT fragments = 3

    Fragments File Size Files that cannot be defragmented
    88 684 MB \Documents and Settings\weng\My Documents\My Completed Downloads\qilibi@ bbss@Rina\Rina Sakamoto Forever.mpg
    170 699 MB \Documents and Settings\weng\My Documents\My Completed Downloads\qilibi@ bbss@Rina\Rina-Deep.Kiss.of.Death..DVDrip.by.boat032.avi
    115 1.27 GB \Documents and Settings\weng\My Documents\My Completed Downloads\xlzcjj@ºÃƬ×ÓÊÇÒªÉèÖÃÃÜÂëµÄ(²»Ïë»Ø¸´±ðÀ´ÏÂ).avi
    162 1.36 GB \Documents and Settings\weng\My Documents\My Completed Downloads\(DV722) by ¬î³¾.avi

  2. evilfantasy

    evilfantasy Banned Posts: 428

    You should try a better defrag utility then the one built into Windows.
    Auslogics Disk Defrag
    Although the Windows defrag works (usually) it seems to be an area they do not put much intrest into. 3rd party applications are faster and usually with fewer headaches.
  3. wen9x88

    wen9x88 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 113

    it take 3min to finish the defrag.
    it this software good ?
  4. evilfantasy

    evilfantasy Banned Posts: 428

    Yes it is good. It has worked well for me.
    I now use IObit Smart Defrag
    It has auto defrag so the disk stays optimized. They are both free and good.

    I didn't know you only took 3 mins to defrag. My windows defrag never got under probably 20-25 minutes.
  5. matav

    matav TS Enthusiast Posts: 144

    cauz there still isnt enough free space.
    if you notice, the files that didnt get defragged were movie files that must be quite large.
    check a similar thread i created: https://www.techspot.com/vb/topic83011.html
    the free space is distributed and itself not defragged.
    (check that the white spaces are very distributed itself)
    so... maybe the largest free space available is (MAYBE) 300mb and the movie file is (MAYBE) 700mb.
    so there is still not enough space to defrag these large files.
    in other words, if the free space was in one place together, it would be large enough to defrag those movie files.
    this is just wat i think maybe the reason for your question.

    yea..thx for your answer.
    now i understand why my defragmenter cannot complete.
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 10,432   +801

    almost but not quite. There must be a contiguous set of free sectors to hold
    each file,
    so even if there's a large amount of free space, not enough of it can hold the
    large file in ONE allocation.

    A secondary reason for problems is 'unmovable files', which is why a good defrag
    needs to run BEFORE Windows is totally launched.

    A third issue is the registry files and the pagefile.sys itself; use PagDefrag for
    control of these :)

    this problem is usually resolved by multiple executions of defrag.

    And btw, yes there are better defrag programs than the freebe from windows.
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