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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2009, 03:26:49 PM »
 CCLeaner has a good registry optimizer. Light & fast.

 What I can't recommend is IObit's Advanced System Care's Registry Scanner, modifies entries that are pretty sensitive.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2009, 06:07:22 PM »
I can see two scenarios:
1. Built-in Windows defrag isn't as intense as 3rd party ones.
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The Windows defrag isn't that bad actually, having defragged with windows, check with some other defrag tools and you won't find any fragments. I also have Power Defragmenter, DeFraggler and JKDefrag.

These confirm the windows defrag does what it says on the tin, whilst the last two have many more bells and whistles and options selective defragmenting, moving files to optimise their loading, leaving some space at the start of a partition, etc. etc. All of these are fine, but over an above a simple defrag which windows defrag does fine.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2009, 06:13:23 PM »
I have once tried Windows defragmenter... It seems to take much more time...
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #18 on: August 01, 2009, 07:15:06 PM »
Defragmenters other than windows defragmenters generally defragment only the fragmented files but windows defragmenter not only defragements the files but also put the files continuously in the sense no free spaces between files so it takes much time.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2009, 07:17:21 PM »
so, windows defragmenter does its job better?

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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2009, 07:51:59 PM »
Defragmenters other than windows defragmenters generally defragment only the fragmented files but windows defragmenter not only defragements the files but also put the files continuously in the sense no free spaces between files so it takes much time.

That isn't entirely correct as when I defrag partitions, as you get a before and after graphical representation of the partition and you will frequently see gaps in the partition, so no contiguous sorting on mine by default on XP Pro.

For me the windows defrag is very quick, but I have a good CPU enough RAM, a fast SATA 2 HDD which is NTFS file format.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2009, 08:03:18 PM »
well for me, if i use windows defragmenter and defragment the drive and analyse the disk using defraggler it doesnt give me any spaces .. that is it'll be continuously blue.(to indicate)

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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2009, 08:16:36 PM »
Defragmenters other than windows defragmenters generally defragment only the fragmented files but windows defragmenter not only defragements the files but also put the files continuously in the sense no free spaces between files so it takes much time.
That isn't entirely correct as when I defrag partitions, as you get a before and after graphical representation of the partition and you will frequently see gaps in the partition, so no contiguous sorting on mine by default on XP Pro.
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Besides, there are 3rd party ones that not only defragment but reorganize and compact.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #23 on: August 01, 2009, 08:23:11 PM »
Defragmenters other than windows defragmenters generally defragment only the fragmented files but windows defragmenter not only defragements the files but also put the files continuously in the sense no free spaces between files so it takes much time.

well i probably didnt get the right words to post then. now tech gave me those right words.. reorganize and compact.

i think - generally quick defragmenters use the only defragment option and not the both defragment and compact by default. but windows defragmenter does them both.

edit : if i use full defragment(that is defrag and compact) on defraggler then it takes time. then it'll be continuously blue(to indicate) but if i use quick defrag then there will be spaces (white blocks) in between files.
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #24 on: August 01, 2009, 08:25:41 PM »
i think - generally quick defragmenters use the only defragment option and not the both defragment and compact by default.
Generally, good defragment tools have both options: quick and complete defragmentation ;)
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #25 on: August 02, 2009, 11:17:44 AM »
Generally, good defragment tools have both options: quick and complete defragmentation ;)

For example?

Yeah give some examples please!

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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #26 on: August 02, 2009, 07:20:29 PM »
Defraggler (for free), Diskeeper and PerfectDisk for paid programs.

Wat do u hav to say about AusLogics Disk Defrag?

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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #27 on: August 02, 2009, 07:29:28 PM »
Defraggler (for free), Diskeeper and PerfectDisk for paid programs.

Wat do u hav to say about AusLogics Disk Defrag?
That's what I am using myself, but if you are looking for a defragment tool to re-arrange all files and continues your hard drive free-space, it don't do it
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Re: New discover for speeding up scan!
« Reply #28 on: August 02, 2009, 09:16:01 PM »
but, is it good?
Yes, it is. It defragment quick and fine.
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