How to Optimize/Defrag SYSTEM Drive in Win 10?

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  1. Birdman

    Birdman Registered Member

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    No matter how many times I "optimize" my SYSTEM drive in Win 10 - it's still 19% Fragmented and recommends to be optimized again.

    Is there any way to fix this annoyance and optimize the SYSTEM drive? Searched online and couldn't find a solution.

    Should I be using a 3rd party defrag program instead of Win 10s? If so, what is currently the best FREE program out there for Win 10?
     

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  2. Brian K

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    Birdman,

    Forget it as it's not important to have it 100% defragged. It only contains booting files. It isn't your OS partition.

    Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management?
     
  3. Birdman

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    Hi Brian K. Here is the s/s of the DM. Thanks.
     

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  4. Brian K

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    Thanks. Again, all OK. MBR system.
     
  5. The Seeker

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    If you're still looking for a free defrag program (for your C: drive), take a look at Vopt.
     
  6. TairikuOkami

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    I would say, that the problem is, you have it divided into 2 parts. System has 500 MB by default. Only deleting them and creating new one would do.
     

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  7. Nanobot

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    I had a similar problem and in my case the solution was to delete{1} the "Delivery Optimization Files" which was a few GB big, after i delete the files the % of fragmentation was zero.

    {1}: The easiest, at least for me, method to delete these files was either with Windows Disk Cleanup advance settings or with CCEnhancer (Carefull with this one)
     
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    1. what needs defragmentation - whether fragmented files or free space, or system files?
    2. I think (only think, because since you have not told what you have did till now) that there is a need to defragment your free space, and/or system files.
    3. The SSD drive does not need any defragmentation never, may use only consonsolidate free space, but it is not necessary;
    3. There are only two or three defragmentation programs, which is completely reasonable to use, all the rest do not do nothing good, but only turns on the Windows built-in defragmentation system and have different look.

    And finally. If you have a HDD drive, then use regular defragmentation ainul this drive for the OS and boot files are installed, the rest use the "Consolidate free space."
    If You have SSD drive - do not defragment it never, if don't want destroy it at all. SSD drive not allow to defragment nothing.
     
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