Automatic Defragmentation in Windows® 7
Windows 7 configures Disk Defragmenter to run automatically. You can schedule it for different times. To open the Disk Defragmenter utility, you have to type 'defrag' in 'Run' box and press 'Ok'. After this, you will get Disk Defragmenter window and then you have to click 'Configure Schedule'. The window will show the options. If you want to put on automatic defragmentation, just uncheck the box and it will automatically set the time. Or you want to set the time for this defragmenter; you can set how often, what day and what time and click 'Ok'. It defrags at that scheduled time and it provides to select the volume from the start screen. Compare to previous versions, this Windows 7 is much more detailed as it tells you about the progress.
The following are some of the details of disk defragmentation in Windows 7:
- More comprehensive
- Increase hard disk space
- Defrag multiple hard drives
Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7 provides more comprehensive features. The earlier versions do not have the feature of supporting or relocating many files. Windows 7 will be able to relocate the NTFS Meta data file system. This makes the system to pack all files and free up the space. Windows 7 Disk Utility provides some extra features also, like automatic defrag and scheduling options.
Increase hard disk space
Defragmentation in Windows 7 increases the system speed and space. As you save more files in your system and they get saved in alphabetized folder, so you can find them easily. Imagine, someone has switched the relocation of all folders and moved the documents into and out of the folder at random wise. In this case, you can use Disk Defragmenter to make your work easier.
The main advantage of defragmentation in windows 7 is that you can defrag the multiple hard drives simultaneously. The previous versions do not support this simultaneous defragmentation. It saves your time also. Another main advantage is that you can stop the disk defragmentation at any time without any damage in your drive.
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