Paragon Total Defrag 2010 SE free until Nov. 29th

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by acr1965, Nov 27, 2009.

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  1. acr1965

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  2. wilbertnl

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    Thanks for the Heads-Up!
     
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    wow another Total Defrag giveaway
     
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    32-bit version only (have to pay for 64-bit version).
     
  6. Saraceno

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    What's this like? 74 mb download, wow!

    I've been trying Puran Defrag and it seems to making quite a difference to boot-up and general use.
     
  7. acuariano

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    does this special edition include the bootable cd?
     
  8. wilbertnl

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    Included is a 48.5 MB bootcd.iso.
     
  9. Saraceno

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    Good stuff. And anyone know how does this rate compared to other defrag programs?
     
  10. Osaban

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    Thanks, but for some reasons, it won't defrag my C: partition on Windows XP Pro. It says it needs to restart the computer in order to access C: after which nothing seems to happen.
     
  11. seems awfully large for a defragger compared to all the main players, Perfect Disk, DisKeeper, etc. Anybody have any clue why?
     
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    49 MB bootable ISO is included in the file.
     
  13. okay that clears that up that's actually a bonus
     
  14. whitedragon551

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    This SE edition wont even install on a 64-bit system.
     
  15. acuariano

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    thanks it works great.
     
  16. Raza0007

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    You need to boot through the included ISO in order to defragment your system partition. Total Defrag cannot do system partition while it is online.
     
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    Any improvement in performance or boot time?
     
  18. Saraceno

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    Same comment as poster above...
     
  19. Osaban

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    Thanks Raza0007, as a matter of fact it worked with the CD except it took almost 2 hours to defragment my C: partition(which was slightly fragmented). I prefer MyDefrag on this machine.

    It is maybe more efficient on Vista and Win7, but I have UltimateDefrag for my Vista machine.
     
  20. Saraceno

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    On VIsta 32, I can defrag my D drive, but C drive requires a reboot, which is fine, but after a reboot, I see my logon screen and nothing happens.

    Tried it a number of times. Can't seem to find out why the boot screen isn't loading. I've disabled DefenseWall, and other software, so nothing else should be running except OS.
     
  21. Osaban

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    Exactly what happened to me on XP Pro, and I have only Avira running (my D partition was however defragged). As I mentioned on my previous post and advised by Raza0007, it will defrag C: with the ISO CD. Not only it took ages to defrag C:, but my boot time was longer and the typical opening sound announcing the viewing of the desktop lost its synchronization.

    Now I will add (and I don't know whether Total Defrag 2010 was responsible) that my computer twice shut down inexplicably after the defragmentation within the next 24 hours. As usual I don't ask why for more than 30 seconds, and 5 minutes later my system was restored with the latest image.
     
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  22. Saraceno

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    So you think it's best to stick to mydefrag? I used the monthly option, and system seemed quite responsive. Can't complain for a free version.

    Just checking, do you recommend defragging the MFT in the paragon software? Does it make a difference?
     
  23. Osaban

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    Saraceno, if you have a good feeling (sometimes it is like driving your own car, you know when it feels normal, but sometimes there might be something intangible about it) I'd keep it. I definitely felt it was not playing well with my machine.
    I didn't defrag the MFT as I already was a bit wary about the defragger, hopefully somebody competent will answer your question.
     
  24. Saraceno

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    Well, no matter what I did, boot into safe mode, insert the bootable cd, not insert it, wouldn't defrag the c drive.

    Well Puran is definitely easy to use, and does the job. I might try O&O defrag, although the cost is three times the others. Lets see if that means three times the performance. ;)

    You used the following? Noticed softpedia lists a 30 day trial.

    http://www.oo-software.com/home/en/products/oodefrag/index.html
    http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/O-and-O-Defrag-Professional-Edition.shtml
     
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