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Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) only has answers about MyDefrag v4.3.1.
Support, helpdesk, address, contact info, etc. etc.
What is "disk fragmentation"?
What is "disk optimization"?
Why use MyDefrag instead of the standard Windows defragger?
Why use MyDefrag instead of a commercial or shareware defragger?
Does MyDefrag support RAID Disks, USB disks, floppies, memory sticks?
How safe is MyDefrag?
Why does MyDefrag not perfectly optimize my disk?
What are SpaceHogs?
What is the "Average end-begin distance"?
Will MyDefrag reduce the lifespan of my flash/SSD memory disk?
Are striped RAID volumes faster at their beginning?
Why a new scripting language?
Download and install
My virusscanner says MyDefrag is infected!
How to upgrade?
Is there an X64 version available?
Is there a no-install version available?
The screensaver does not work?
Is there a version for DOS, Windows 3/95/98/ME/NT, Linux, or Mac OS available?
How do I disable the Windows built-in defragger?
How much minimum free disk space does MyDefrag require?
Can MyDefrag do continuous background defragmenting?
I have a problem!
What is the best defragmentation/optimization strategy for me?
Why do I have less diskspace after running MyDefrag?
Why do I have more diskspace after running MyDefrag?
Is it safe to stop MyDefrag?
I have stopped MyDefrag, but it remains running?
MyDefrag is very slow, what speed can I expect?
How to run MyDefrag for a single disk?
How to run a different script per disk?
How do I defragment unmounted volumes?
How do I schedule a task, to run automatically every day?
How to run MyDefrag at boot-time?
Can I run MyDefrag outside Windows?
How to use MyDefrag from a bootable CD-ROM or memory stick?
Can I "hide" the program from users?
How to start minimized, or maximized?
How to run with a lower priority?
Do I have to "checkdisk" before running MyDefrag?
What are the colors on the diskmap?
Why is MyDefrag so slow in Windows "safe" mode?
What is "NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate"?
Why does MyDefrag delete my restore points?
How to handle special files
How do I defragment "C:\pagefile.sys" (the swapfile)?
How do I defragment "C:\hiberfil.sys"?
How do I defragment "C:\System Volume Information\...."?
How do I defragment "C:\$Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J:$DATA"?
How do I defragment "C:\$Extend\$RmMetadata\$TxfLog\$Tops:$T:$DATA"?
How do I defragment "C:\$Logfile"?