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    So I need to defrag...

    but most of the files on my C Drive are locked

    I am looking for a bootable degrag software but haven't had much luck

    I run Vista 64 and on the actual PC I have tried, Tune Up defrag, O and O Defrag and DiskTrix

    I was going to try Paragon Total Defrag but I don't think it is X64 compatible

    Any advice?

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    Use the Windows defrag tool ?
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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    Do you want a slap in the mouth

    I am using Auslogics now and it seems good

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    The Windows 7 defragger is pretty efficient/good IMO ( I know your using Vista). Theres one called JKdefrag (i think) which is 64Bit as well as multi-core supported. You could try that mate.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
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    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    UBCD4Win or similar would be an option.

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    I got a Paragon Defrag disk last night and made it bootable and used that, it managed to defrag the 15% of my OS drive that appeared to be locked.

    It also gave the option to sort my data, putting most recent at the beginning and other options but I opted out of those

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    CMD based defrag tool - DIRMS? Google it

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    Re: So I need to defrag...

    Google for "IOBit Smart Defrag" This is better than AUSlogic and the best I have found. It defrags my drive to 0.00% fragmentation on its most intensive cycle.

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