Windows defrag or Diskeeper 9 LITE?

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  1. rpsgc

    rpsgc Registered Member

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    Hi,

    So I was wondering... is there any real advantage in using Diskeeper 9 LITE instead of Windows built-in defragger seeing as the Lite version has no Smart Schedule, etc.

    Should I bother with the lite version at all? (well it's free)
     
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    Isn't windows built in defrag simply that, a cut down version of Diskeeper
     
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    ive never tried diskeeper lite, but i dont rele like Diskeeper anyways.

    i do like Contig + Power Defragmenter GUI however. its fast and doesnt need installation.

    i havent tried O&O Defrag 2000 either, but i have used the newer O&O Defrag v8 which is pretty good.
     
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    I tried Contig / Power Defrag GUI some time ago but seeing as fast it was I kind of doubted if it actually did anything :p
     
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    The XP defrag followed by Contig + Power Defragmenter GUI can not be beat for free. Run in safe mode for that little extra touch of neatness. ;)
     
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    Contig is by sysinternals. It's rippin some serious booty in them frags, fo shoah. Wham bam thank you ma'am!:cool: :thumb: :thumb:
     
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    What's the "Powermode Disk Defrag" option in the power defrag GUI do?
     
  11. WSFuser

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    it defrags every file twice. i always choose that option as its fast anyways.
     
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    Thanks for the fast reply WSFuser. :D
     
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    In that particular order? RGR that :thumb:
     
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    That is how I do it. Works very well for me. your mileage may vary. I do not always run them in safe mode however. Maybe once every two weeks....depending on how much I torture my PCs. :D
     
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    Dirms was also very good...;)
     
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    I installed it (and buzzsaw) and the process was using about 35MB of RAM. Is that normal?
     
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    Actually, I use Dirms in the past...the older version (DOS screen). And its really cool coz its very different in a way you look at how it defrags watching the screen. ;) It really works and makes my system responds faster. I did not use Buzzaw, coz it really eats up that big amount of ram memory...besides I don't like defragmenter running in the background...I am afraid it might interfere in some way or another some operations of my disk drives and files. I only uses the manual defrag style...when fragmentations is more or less 10%. :cool: I advise you to install.. and use only the manual defrag operation.

    For now, I am using O&O Defrag Pro 8.5...and I only uses the manual operation. :D
     
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