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Defragmenter in Win8

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    Defragmenter in Win8


    Good day to you all, where can I find Disk Defragmenter in win8 (used to be in Acc/system tools in win7) and can I pin it onto taskbar? Thanks.

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    If you'd like to make a desktop shortcut, which you could then drag to the taskbar, if you like, you can use this line in your shortcut:

    %windir%\system32\dfrgui.exe

    Good Luck and Happy 2014!

    TM

    PS: There are many things that we used to have on our desktop as shortcuts, but on Win 8 or 8.1 they are just HARD to find.
    So once I've found them I make a shortcut to them and put them in a little folder on my Utilities Disk.
    Then I write a batch file to dump them on the desktop, during an install/Setup of the OS.
    Things I have shortcuts to, include:
    Quick Shutdown
    Reboot
    Defrag
    Disk Cleanup
    Control Panel
    System
    Restore

    Life is simpler when you don't have to go hunting for everything you need.

    Happy 2014!
    TM
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    Thanks TechnoMage and Happy New Year to you n Yours 2.
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