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Problem defragmenting D: drive. (Solved)


Best Answer FreeBooter , 14 April 2017 - 03:08 PM

Perform free space consolidation then defragmantation. Go to the full post »


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FletcherJ

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Hi guys, i'm having issues defragmenting my D: drive which is currently on 17% and is telling me need optimizing.

 

I'm on Windows 10 and tried using Defragment and Optimize Drives. This starts with 17% fragmented files but also ends with 17%. (So does nothing).

 

I also tried to defrag through Norton anti-virus. Again it did the same.

 

I have attached a couple of pictures to show you what I mean.

 

Any help much appreciated.

 

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Try boot time defragmentation there are Free Disk Defragmenter Programs for Windows some of them can do boot time defragmentation.


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I used Smart Defrag 5 but unfortunately all it did was improve it by 1%, so now it's on 16%. :(


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✓  Best Answer

Perform free space consolidation then defragmantation.


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Gday. 

If FreeBooter's instructions still get no result, are you familiar with running commands in the cmd prompt window?


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Perform free space consolidation then defragmantation.

 

Hi, how do I do this? Is this on normal Defrag or the new programme I downloaded?

 

Gday. 

If FreeBooter's instructions still get no result, are you familiar with running commands in the cmd prompt window?

 

Hello, I have done a few commands in the past but I'm a relative newb i'm afraid, I was advised to do C: and D: sfc /scannow. 

 

It came back with no issues. 


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UPDATE:

 

Hi guys I ran Auslogics Disk Defrag and it cleared it up right to 0%.

 

Thanks for your input and help :)


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Good to hear it was successful.

There is no need to worry about any installed SSDs as windows automatically optimizes them once a month

 

You are welcome.


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