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Because of today's larger files size, high capacity disks and dramatic rate of fragmenting files, one fundamental thing all Windows users need doing to insure high performance is to defrag their systems.
When you first install Diskeeper, Executive Software recommends you defragment once, then run the boot-time defrag as needed to get the master file table (MFT), directory, and paging files contiguous.
Diskeeper2011goes beyond defrag with key technologies to give optimum system performance and reliability.
Tim Hawkins, System Programmer for the State of Arkansas, said that the state originally ran a trial of Landmark's Real-Time Defrag (RTD) in an effort to eliminate the outages to online services.
Not because of how fast it can make a system run, but because of how much it can slow a system down, presenting the need to defrag.
It also shows that it takes modern defrag technology to keep up with today's computing environments.
For example, if an enterprise has manual or scheduled defrag in place -- a utility that is only run intermittently -- fragmentation continues to build and to cripple performance in between runs.
Winternals, a leading provider of Microsoft systems infrastructure availability and performance solutions, today announced the release of Defrag Manager 3.
Many companies have implemented scheduled defrag to make sure drives are defragmented.
And in between the defrag runs that can be scheduled, fragmentation continues to be a serious problem.
Fragmentation-related issues, such as slowed performance, process hangs and decreased hard drive life, tend to persist when scheduled or manual defrag solutions are used, because in between times that defrag occurs, fragmentation is still rearing its ugly head and causing the same old problems.
Unfortunately two that are still in use in some companies, manual and scheduled defrag, have fallen by the wayside due to disappearing maintenance time windows.