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Should I remove Defraggler?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,162
United States Rank #17,598
Reach 0.0121%


What is Defraggler?

Defraggler is a defragmentation utility which allows users to defragment individual files on their computer system. Defraggler can defragment individual files, groups of files (in a folder) or an entire disk partition, either by the user's command or automatically on a schedule. It supports FAT32, NTFS, and exFAT.

About  (from Piriform)

Use Defraggler to defrag your entire hard drive, or individual files - unique in the industry. This compact and portable Windows application supports NTFS and FAT32 file systems. Most defrag tools only allow you to defrag an entire drive. Defraggler lets you specify one or more files, folders, or the whole drive to de...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is Defraggler.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.26 MB (2,370,817 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.piriform.com/defraggler
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\defraggler
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Defraggler\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 2.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Defraggler

Program executable:Defraggler.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\defraggler\Defraggler.exe
Additional files:
  • Defraggler.exe - Defraggler
  • df.exe
  • uninst.exe - Defraggler Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • df.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Defraggler Volume C Task' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 11:33 AM).

How do I remove Defraggler?

Quickly and completely remove Defraggler (remove only) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Defraggler from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Defraggler (remove only), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Defraggler.

Win XP 37%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 37.77%
Windows Vista 30.90%
Windows 7 27.90%
Windows 10 3.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.57%
Windows 7 Professional 7.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.49%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.77%
  Germany 22.89%
  France 3.87%
  Italy 2.46%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  Israel 1.76%
  Canada 1.76%
  Brazil 1.41%
  Taiwan 1.41%
  Finland 1.41%
  Australia 1.41%
  Czech Republic 1.41%
  Spain 1.06%
  MK 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 22.06%
Medion 8.82%
American Megatrends 8.09%
Intel 8.09%
Toshiba 7.35%
Acer 6.62%
Sahara 5.15%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.35%
HP Compaq Pro 6305 SFF 3.48%
Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 1.74%
Dell Dell DV051 1.74%
Acer Aspire one 1.74%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC 1.74%

About Piriform

Piriform is develops software for the Microsoft Windows whose products include CCleaner, Recuva, Defraggler, and Speccy.
Publisher URL: www.piriform.com


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