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How much fragmentation before I should defragment?

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3 years ago#1
I have 15% fragmentation on a 1TB hard drive, should I defragment?
3 years ago#2
Assuming you're using a modern Windows OS just leave it on its default schedule and don't worry about it.
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3 years ago#3
I'll usually defragment at 5 percent or more.
You get it started, and I'll run you over. That's the best plan I can think of.
3 years ago#4
The system does this itself when you leave it alone for a while, unless you turn maintenance off. In which case, yeah, you should do it already.
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