Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    16 Apr 2016 #11
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 18,015
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    The safest defrag 3rd party defrag tool(not the fastest though) is Defraggler from Piriform, the developers of Ccleaner: Defraggler - File and Disk Defragmentation - Free Download

    The fastest, but in my opinion, too many extras, if you don't know how to use them properly, can mess something up. Plus it always phones home, and tries to get you to install their other software, is Smart Defrag from IOBIT: Best Free Disk Defrag Software - Smart Defrag by IObit
    If you choose this one, only simple defrag, and don't use advanced stuff, like boot defrag, moving certain files & folders to the beginning of the disk and such, just a good simple defrag is really all Windows needs.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    16 Apr 2016 #12
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 18
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    The safest defrag 3rd party defrag tool(not the fastest though) is Defraggler from Piriform, the developers of Ccleaner: Defraggler - File and Disk Defragmentation - Free Download

    The fastest, but in my opinion, too many extras, if you don't know how to use them properly, can mess something up. Plus it always phones home, and tries to get you to install their other software, is Smart Defrag from IOBIT: Best Free Disk Defrag Software - Smart Defrag by IObit
    If you choose this one, only simple defrag, and don't use advanced stuff, like boot defrag, moving certain files & folders to the beginning of the disk and such, just a good simple defrag is really all Windows needs.
    Cool. I'll probably check both out and see which I like more. I can handle IObit and I'm familiar enough with their stuff that I know how to navigate around their bloatware. I'm also savvy enough to root out and nuke adware and such if it does get in. I also know better than to mess with stuff that's above my pay grade so to speak in regard to advanced settings for something like that.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    16 Apr 2016 #13
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 18,015
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by Contrabardus View Post
    Cool. I'll probably check both out and see which I like more. I can handle IObit and I'm familiar enough with their stuff that I know how to navigate around their bloatware. I'm also savvy enough to root out and nuke adware and such if it does get in. I also know better than to mess with stuff that's above my pay grade so to speak in regard to advanced settings for something like that.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Performance & Maintenance Enable or Disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10
How to Enable or Disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10 Automatic Maintenance is when Windows automatically runs maintenance on a daily schedule when you're not using your computer. This includes tasks such as software updates, Windows...
Tutorials
Performance & Maintenance Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle in Windows 10
How to Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle in Windows 10 The "Turn off hard disk after" power option lets users set to have hard disks (HDD) power down after a specified time of HDD inactivity is detected. This will not affect a SSD (Solid State...
Tutorials
Windows 10 hard freeze when Idle for a short period.
This is an odd problem. This has been happening for a few days now and I'm at a bit of a loss about what the problem is exactly. It seems to have started after a recent Windows update, but I'm not sure exactly what specific element has screwed...
Performance & Maintenance
Automatic disk defrag every 5 minutes when idle
Every time i leave my computer idle for 5 minutes, disk defragmenting starts acting up. It never did this on Windows 7, and its very annoying. This causes my fan to speed up and it stays that way until i give it some input. I always put my...
Performance & Maintenance
how to disable automatic maintenance in Windows 10?
I'd like to turn of automatic maintenance, just like i did in Windows 8/8.1. It was easy and straight forward, but in Windows 10 it seems they took the options away in task scheduler. Frustrating since i do not want my computer looking for updates...
Performance & Maintenance
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:10.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums