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As far as I can tell it no longer exists This is a bit of a bummer.....I always enjoyed staring at the rectangles moving around and being able to get a visual representation of what the defrag changed (especially if you hadn't done it in a few months ).

Anyone else bummed about staring at a percentage readout now when defragging?

On the plus side at least they have a scheduler for it now.....kinda nice to set it and forget it like a Ronco oven
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Yeah I don't think the Windows 7 defragger has a visual thing anymore, but I'm pretty sure lots of third party defraggers still have this feature if you're interested.
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smart defrag by iobit is what i use.. disabled the win7 one.. and you get the color squares too lol
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Do the third party ones have schedulers?....sorry I've never used any 3rd party defrags, always stuck to good ol windows defrag since the 95 days.
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Originally Posted by rushthezeppelin View Post
Do the third party ones have schedulers?....sorry I've never used any 3rd party defrags, always stuck to good ol windows defrag since the 95 days.
I've used a lot of different defrag programs, from the early days of norton to the "gazillions of features" does everything including making breakfast while you wait

I'm currenly using Smart Defrag because its fast, free, and has a built in scheduler (if you need it). It can also be set up for automatic defrag and it runs in the background. It's really simple to set up, and looks cool (if that matters).
Edited by gymenii - 10/5/11 at 12:36am
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I personally use Auslogic's Defrag. I run it as part of my bi weekly cleanup. I run CCleaner, Auslogi's Defrag and Microsoft Security Scan.

    
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Many defraggers have scheduling (some free, some paid), but the Windows one does a pretty good job of it.
And really, do you need to see the boxes changing color?

A nice free one is Mydefrag (formerly JKDefrag) if you need to see colors.
Edited by blupupher - 10/5/11 at 6:27am
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