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Offline Staticguy

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IOBit SmartDefrag
« on: July 21, 2017, 03:22:50 PM »
A friend of mine wanted to get the right answer from me, but I already what is the right answer but I want to get a second opinion about this. We all know that IOBIT is a bad program to use especially their antivirus program and all their other programs, driver booster, and etc etc. Does this also include their Defragmenter tool known as SmartDefrag? Is this program bad for your machine?
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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2017, 03:24:48 PM »
There is nothing from IOBit that is trusted.
How many times do we have to tell is ?

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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2017, 06:02:29 PM »
Trust is a company wide issue, not a product wide issue.
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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2017, 06:36:50 PM »
Avast would certainly recommend the following:

https://www.piriform.com/defraggler

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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2017, 06:58:32 PM »
What wrong with Windows built in Defragmenter on Win 7 and above, it's fully automated and Trim for SSD's is generally better than third party products imo.

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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2017, 11:42:12 PM »
There is nothing from IOBit that is trusted.
How many times do we have to tell is ?

I thought IOBit SmartDefrag can be trusted? Anyways, thanks
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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2017, 11:44:25 PM »
Avast would certainly recommend the following:

https://www.piriform.com/defraggler

Yeah I installed that yesterday.
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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2017, 11:57:35 PM »
As I explained in another thread, defragging has basically become obsolete since the introduction of ntfs.

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Re: IOBit SmartDefrag
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2017, 12:36:34 AM »
Agree with Eddy, there is no need to do this under normal circumstances.

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