After approx 4 minutes of my system being idle, the program 'service host disk defragmenter' starts running using high CPU. I've disabled automatic defragmenting but it hasn't made any difference. As long as the machine is busy it doesn't run ... but after 4 minutes idle, it kicks in. This is a...
I'm using Windows 8 Home Premium 64 Bit.
My Disk Defragmenter that came with the system will not open. When I try to open it, a CMD windows appears for 1 second and disappears. I have tried opening it in all ways.
I have tried:
Anti Malware scans
I was currently trying to defrag my drives, out of four one was at 17% frag, and it defragged just fine however the other drive is currently 25% frag but when i click optimize it seems to start but then immediately stops and goes back to saying it is 25% frag
My computer freezes when I right click on Defrag from the search menu. When trying to open it, nothing happens. I am able to get to defrag from the control panel.
Any idea which work? I know perfectdisk does not work in windows 8.1
Not sure if the default Windows 8.1 disk defrag is as good as third party.
I keep reading different interpretations on whether W8 does a trim command or defrag using the new "optimization" utility (formally defrag). Is there a DEFINITE answer on this ?
Looks like Windows 8 introduces some additional DEFRAG options.
New Defrag options in Windows 8 « Anything about IT