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Hello folks. Well... I have a question. A couple friends of mine want a free defrag program. They don't like the one that is on Windows. Soo... what would you recommend? I use one that I bought on a business meeting. (it's a secret project)
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Ashampoo Magical Defrag

EDIT: 'tis v gd - as it runs continously in the ackground alwags cleaning ur hD!
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hmmm...always defragging? Wouldn't that slow down the system?
How powerfull of a system would you reccomend that this app be used on?
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Originally Posted by not l337
hmmm...always defragging? Wouldn't that slow down the system?
How powerfull of a system would you reccomend that this app be used on?
OK - when i say ALWAYS running - wot i mean to say is that it auto starts the second ur not using the pc - it uses no processing power at all when idle and only a tincy-wincy bit when it is going!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iceblade008
OK - when i say ALWAYS running - wot i mean to say is that it auto starts the second ur not using the pc - it uses no processing power at all when idle and only a tincy-wincy bit when it is going!
SCORE!! Thanks man.

I will go and download it for them. If you think of any other ones let me know, maybe one of my friends wont like this one for some reason.
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post #6 of 16
you may well also be interested in this one [here] - never tried it myself but it has been recommended to me by a friend
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post #7 of 16
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thanks IceBlade. My friends seem to be liking the one that defrags when the PC is idle.

Here is another question.

If someone wants to backup their files to external HD or DVD, what application is best used? I mean they have NERO 6, but... they are afraid of missing some things... blahh... I dont even know what the hell it is they want... but I think they are looking for a FREE (notice my friends only like free stuff) backup app.

Any suggestions o wise one?
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Yes, copy+paste
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX
Yes, copy+paste

AHAH!

I like that answer.

(he's right, basically)

Unless they wanna backup regularly a certain number of folders...then I dono...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns
AHAH!

I like that answer.

(he's right, basically)

Unless they wanna backup regularly a certain number of folders...then I dono...
Copy+paste still works for that.
It's cheap, and you don't have to download anything.
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