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What is defragmentation and why do I need it?

Defragmentation is like cleaning house for your PC, it picks up all of the pieces of data that are spread across your hard drive and puts them back together again. Why is defragmentation important? Because every computer suffers from the constant growth of fragmentation and if you don’t clean house, your PC suffers.

Disk fragmentation occurs when a file is broken up into pieces to fit on the disk. Because files are constantly being written, deleted and resized, fragmentation is a natural occurrence. When a file is spread out over several locations, it takes longer to read and write. But the effects of fragmentation are far more widespread: Slow PC performance, long boot-times, random crashes and freeze-ups – even a complete inability to boot up at all. Many users blame these problems on the operating system or simply think their computer is “old”, when hard disk fragmentation is most often the real culprit.

Diskeeper® performance software is the only solution that can proactively cure and prevent up to 85% of all fragmentation before it happens and then instantly defrag the rest. When what you really want is a fast, efficient computer system, fragmentation prevention is far and away the best solution. Right off the bat your computer saves all the resources that would have been wasted writing fragmented files to your hard disk drive. For prior fragmentation and for the slight amount that isn’t prevented, Diskeeper has powerful instant defragmentation engines that run “just in time” within second or milliseconds of occurring, with zero resource conflicts.

Diskeeper runs unobtrusively in the background, maintaining like-new PC performance with no user intervention required—just “Set It and Forget It”®. While the background operation of Diskeeper is invisible and practically undetectable, the performance benefits are easy to see: Just by running Diskeeper, your PC will experience less downtime, shorter boot times, faster access rates, accelerated web browsing, quicker antivirus scans, faster applications speeds – all without any effort on your part. Plus, your PCs, laptops and servers will last up to three years longer, saving you money in unnecessary upgraded and replacement costs. Diskeeper is a must have fragmentation prevention and defragmentation solution. Keep your systems running at optimal speed, performance, reliability and energy efficiency.

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