[jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger

Hey, Mr Lucas!  You and I are (for once <g>) in complete agreement.  IMHO
there is nothing to touch PerfectDisk, I've been using it for years.

M. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Lucas
> Sent: 09 April 2009 10:55
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> 
> I decided to have a quick look at Defrag Express, although I have been
> a
> faithful user of Perfect Disk for some time.
> 
> My FSX installation is spread across two drives (FSX itself on one, VFR
> scenery on another), with Win XP on a third.  All three drives were
> defragmented using Perfect Disk only a few days ago.  When I ran Defrag
> Express over the Win XP drive it registered >95% optimisation and then
> spent 1' 40" bringing that up to 100%.  The FSX drive registered all
> blue but only 50% optimised; a defrag took just under 8 minutes and
> remained all blue and 50% optimised.  The VFR scenery drive was also
> all
> blue, just under 100%; defrag took 17 seconds.  Firing up FSX, I saw no
> difference in load time.  I then re-ran Perfect Disk on the Win XP and
> FSX drives and found that it now saw the operating system drive as
> having some fragmentation.  I would be interested to know how the two
> defrag programs differ in their file placement algorithms.
> 
> Net result: I'll stick with Perfect Disk.  I'm happy with it, and it
> has
> numerous excellent testimonials.  Disktrix do not publish any
> testimonials.
> 
> Mike L
> 
> Frank Turley wrote:
> > Overnight last night I ran the XP defragger, it made a much better
> job
> > of it.
> >
> > Frank T.
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Turley"
> > <frank.turley1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 5:20 PM
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >
> >
> >> Its now taking 5.5 hours to do nothing on this machine I'm afraid.
> >>
> >> I watched it for a little while before I left for work today, it
> races
> >> through the blocks already shown in blue, but then takes ages over
> the
> >> red
> >> ones without improving things.
> >>
> >> I don't think I'll invest 12 bucks, after all AusLogics is free.
> >>
> >> Frank T.
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Turley"
> >> <frank.turley1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 7:56 AM
> >> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >>
> >>
> >>> I guess I could leave it running when I go to work today, but I
> don't
> >>> expect
> >>> it will get any better. I'm running it as a test on my e-mail
> machine
> >>> (XP
> >>> Home), before I try it on my flying machine (Vista Ultimate 32)
> >>>
> >>> I currently use Auslogics which is free.
> >>>
> >>> Frank T.
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Denis Ripley" <dripley@xxxxxxx>
> >>> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 7:57 PM
> >>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Frank,
> >>>>
> >>>> I downloaded the software(but haven't yet tried it). They sent me
> an
> >>>> email
> >>>> which said the first defrag would take the normal amount of time
> but
> >>>> then
> >>>> subsequent ones would be within the 1 to 10 minute time frame.
> >>>>
> >>>> Denis
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Turley"
> >>>> <frank.turley1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 12:33 PM
> >>>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> The 2nd pass still leaves me with lots of red, and it took 4.5
> hours.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Is there something I missed?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Frank T.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Turley"
> >>>>> <frank.turley1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 5:43 PM
> >>>>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Hi Kevin,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I thought I'd give it a try as it cost nothing. I left the first
> >>>>>> defrag
> >>>>>> running on my e-mail machine when I went to work this morning,
> when I
> >>>>>> popped
> >>>>>> in on my way to the gym this evening it had finished, but only
> about
> >>>>>> half
> >>>>>> the display was blue, with the other half mostly red. I started
> it
> >>>>>> again,
> >>>>>> so
> >>>>>> far its been going another 2.5 hours, hardly the less than 10
> minutes
> >>>>>> claimed.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> When it finishes this time I'll let you know how much red still
> >>>>>> survives -
> >>>>>> I
> >>>>>> would have thought that if it does what is says on the tin,
> there
> >>>>>> should
> >>>>>> be
> >>>>>> little red left - is that what you get?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Frank T.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kev Townsend"
> <175@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>>> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 7:07 AM
> >>>>>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New Defragger
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> http://www.disktrix.com/defragexpress_main.htm
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I have Ultimate Defragger but now available is DefragExpress!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Simple in appearance and performs comprehensive defrags in 1 to
> 10
> >>>>>>> minutes (mostly under 3 minutes) whilst minimizing
> refragmentation.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> A 14 day trial is available. 12 bucks before 1st May
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> My FSX installation drive achieved a score of 99.51 and this
> >>>>>>> certainly gives a performance boost. Currently defragging all 4
> >>>>>>> drives in the FREE trial period...
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Kev T
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> ----------------
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>>>>> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> >>>>>> Version: 8.5.285 / Virus Database: 270.11.42/2042 - Release
> Date:
> >>>>>> 04/05/09
> >>>>>> 10:54:00
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ---------------
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>>>> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> >>>>> Version: 8.5.285 / Virus Database: 270.11.45/2045 - Release Date:
> >>>>> 04/07/09
> >>>>> 06:41:00
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> --------------
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>>> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> >>>> Version: 8.0.238 / Virus Database: 270.11.45/2045 - Release Date:
> >>>> 04/07/09
> >>>> 06:41:00
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> >>> Version: 8.5.285 / Virus Database: 270.11.45/2045 - Release Date:
> >>> 04/07/09
> >>> 06:41:00
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> No virus found in this incoming message.
> >> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> >> Version: 8.5.285 / Virus Database: 270.11.45/2045 - Release Date:
> >> 04/07/09
> >> 06:41:00
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > No virus found in this incoming message.
> > Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> > Version: 8.5.285 / Virus Database: 270.11.47/2047 - Release Date:
> > 04/08/09 05:53:00
> >
> >


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