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Defragmentation

Defragmentation is a process where data on computer hard drive is reorganized in order to speed up the HDD performance.

When files are stored to a hard drive, they aren't usually stored as a one "lump" to a particular place in a HDD, but instead, the file is split into several small chunks across the HDD. The file system then keeps record where each piece for the particular file is stored and seeks them from HDD when the file is accessed. But this seeking takes much more time that what it would take if the file would be stored in a continuous block. This is where defragmentation process comes into picture. Defragmentation process basically moves the small chunks that make up one file, into one block and therefor speeds up the HDD performance -- sometimes very significantly.

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HDiskDefrag v3.0.4

HDiskDefrag is a tool used to defragment a file system with the aim to improve overall performance.

Date updated:10/14/2013 Downloads:405 Filesize:181.11 kB
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Smashing Defrag v5.4

Smashing Defrag is software to defragment your hard disk drives more efficiently and reliably.

Date updated:12/02/2011 Downloads:395 Filesize:1.73 MB
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Cobra File Defrag v2.1

Cobra File Defrag is a useful utility that performs file as well as disk based defragmentation.

Date updated:10/23/2012 Downloads:376 Filesize:174.73 kB
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HDiskDefrag (64-bit) v3.0.4

HDiskDefrag is a tool used to defragment a drive with the aim to improve overall performance.

Date updated:10/14/2013 Downloads:360 Filesize:242.20 kB
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SuperEasy Live Defrag Free v1.0.5.23

SuperEasy Live Defrag Free is a defragmentation tool for your hard disk drive that works with a few clicks.

Date updated:07/07/2015 Downloads:220 Filesize:15.87 MB
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Glary Disk SpeedUp v5.0.1.59

Glary Disk SpeedUp is a disk defragmentation utility that can improve system performance.

Date updated:09/16/2015 Downloads:192 Filesize:5.19 MB
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Ainvo Disk Defrag v2.4.1.470

Ainvo Disk Defrag is a freeware hard drive defragmenting tool.

Date updated:04/08/2013 Downloads:186 Filesize:3.56 MB
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Quick Defrag (64-bit) v1.0

Quick Defrag (64-bit) is a freeware, lightweight Disk Defragmenting tool that could speed up file, OS and application operations in Windows (if using a traditional HDD).

Date updated:03/05/2014 Downloads:177 Filesize:959 kB
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Ashampoo Magical Defrag v3.0.2

Ashampoo Magical Defrag is a tool that runs in the background and defragments the file system when idle.

Date updated:11/05/2013 Downloads:172 Filesize:8.70 MB
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HDiskDefrag (64bit Intel Itanium) v3.0.4

HDiskDefrag is a tool used to defragment a file system with the aim to improve overall performance.

Date updated:10/14/2013 Downloads:150 Filesize:407.19 kB
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