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I was wondering if anyone new of a third-party defrag app that works with Vista, free is always good also. TIA
 
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not sure if the demand for those is very high... good luck finding one
    
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I have vista home premium on a lappy and installed piriform's defraggler and it works. I got it from www.filehippo.com. It's under the cleaning and tweaking section.

When I defrag with it though, there is always some really large files that it reports back as unable to defrag them, I imagine these are core vista files as the names of them are all capital letters and numbers.

The vista stock defrag tools is painfully slow and gives you no indication of the amount of defragmented files or status on job completion.
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i believe Diskeeper is Vista-compatible. it's not free, though it does come with a 30-day free and fully functional trial.

www.diskeeper.com
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I have vista home premium on a lappy and installed piriform's defraggler and it works. I got it from www.filehippo.com. It's under the cleaning and tweaking section.

When I defrag with it though, there is always some really large files that it reports back as unable to defrag them, I imagine these are core vista files as the names of them are all capital letters and numbers.

The vista stock defrag tools is painfully slow and gives you no indication of the amount of defragmented files or status on job completion.
Totally agree with you

http://www.defraggler.com/ is the best.
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As many don't know, we have a Downloads section in the lower part of the forums and there you'll see there are essentially all the apps you'll ever need for you PC/Linux box.

I found SpeeDefrag, which is Vista compatible and I hope it helps.

Here's the Overclocking Essentials Software thread which lists other programs for your purpose at 3.1
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I use Power Defragmenter and Page Defrag exclusively.
They both work in Vista.
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Thanks for the quick responses guys, I take a look a each and go from there.Vista's defrag has been driving me nuts.
 
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, no problem dude. Were always here to help.
Good luck!
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JKDefrag works very very well & it's free
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