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your views on defrag w8 or 3rd party & how often

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    your views on defrag w8 or 3rd party & how often


    In the past i used "MyDefrag" once a month, then in w7 I changed to "Smartdefrag" which ran all the time in the background. Both free software.

    Now with w8 has the microsoft derag improved or is itstill better to use 3rd party defrag, I know one called austlogics is popular too.

    would you run it manual or auto in the background. what defrag software do you use too.

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by sunnystaines View Post

    would you run it manual or auto in the background. what defrag software do you use too.
    I use the Windows Defrag both manually & once a week automatically.
    It does ok, for me.
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    medab thanks
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    Built in. I haven't run a manual defrag in donkey years.
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    I prefer Auslogics once a month in my HDD, very fast, decent program.
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    I use the same, Auslogics, works great and is fast for me as well.
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