Windows 7 defrag GUI tool is simple and easy. Click Start Orb, type Defrag and Press Enter. You can configure schedule to defrag automatically on your specified time. I usually choose the day time, because my laptop is off during night.
Here are command line options for more control (check out /X option).
Defrag <volume> | /C | /E <volumes> [/A | /X | /T] [/H] [/M] [/U] [/V]
The options for Defrag.exe are:
- <volume> The drive letter or mount point of the volume to defragment.
- /C Defragment all local volumes on the computer.
- /E Defragment all local volumes on the computer except those specified.
- /A Display a fragmentation analysis report for the specified volume without defrag¬menting it.
- /X Perform free-space consolidation. Free-space consolidation is useful if you need to shrink a volume, and it can reduce fragmentation of future files.
- /T Track an operation already in progress on the specified volume.
- /H Run the operation at normal priority instead of the default low priority. Specify this option if a computer is not otherwise in use.
- /M Defragment multiple volumes simultaneously, in parallel. This is primarily useful for computers that can access multiple disks simultaneously, such as those using SCSI- or SATA-based disks rather than disks with an IDE interface.
- /U Print the progress of the operation on the screen.
- /V Verbose mode. Provides additional detail and statistics.
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