Defrag Windows Server or Workstation using Windows defrag from the command prompt

Want to defrag your Server so that the performance remains optimal?

You can use the built in Windows defrag for the safest defragging option.

  • Open a Command Prompt
  • Type defrag /C /U
    • The above command will defrag each drive on the server and give you a progress report on the screen


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The command can be put into notepad (as a batch file) and scheduled with the Task Scheduler to run after hours



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