Definitions

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  • n. That which defragments; a program that performs defragmentation.

Etymologies

defragment +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Continuing with the analogy of the file cabinet, a defragmenter is the helpful assistant that comes in and alphabetises all your documents in the appropriate folders and file drawers for you.

    Five Best Disk Defragmenters | Lifehacker Australia

  • Notice the defragmenter is the last of what should be checked for open iDefrag and check to see if the drive is heavily fragmented (shown in the "Statistics" section).

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  • Continuing with the analogy of the file cabinet, a defragmenter is the helpful assistant that comes in and alphabetizes all your documents in the appropriate folders and file drawers for you.

    Lifehacker

  • The disk defragmenter in Vista is terrible, It is slow as hell, taking almost two hours to complete, and there is no progress bar at all.

    Disk defragmenter

  • I had run the Vista defragmenter already on my newest laptop, and after I installed and ran the Auslogistics defragmenter for the first time a few hours later, it found and corrected 121 fragments that Microsoft had missed.

    Disk defragmenter

  • While I agree that a registry cleaner/defragmenter will not improve your system performance greatly, I think that one is a valuable tool to have on hand.

    What’s The Registry, Should I Clean It, And What’s The Point? | Lifehacker Australia

  • Meh, typical and although it may be based on a true story it does not mean it's an original story ... half way through the trailer I tabbed over to my disc defragmenter to watch it instead.

    What Doesn’t Kill You Movie Trailer | /Film

  • Works, just wondering, is it more like a defragmenter or what?

    Squeeze Saves Hard Drive Space On Your Mac, Is Free Today | Lifehacker Australia

  • Putting aside the presumed wonders of 'nix and Apple, even Microsoft have taken a minimalist approach in 7 by including a defragmenter which needs no user involvement and has no front end.

    Five Best Disk Defragmenters | Lifehacker Australia

  • Defragmentation on a heavily used machine with a relatively full HD does create a faster feel, and if the defragmenter has disk optimization then there does seem to be a speed improvement.

    Five Best Disk Defragmenters | Lifehacker Australia

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