If you notice a decrease in the overall performance of your computer, there are a few measures you can take so as to restore the former glory of your PC.
Defragmenting the hard drive is one of these measures, and even those all recent Windows editions comes with a built-in defragmenter, you can also rely on third-party tools if you are looking for more specialized functions. Such an alternative solution is UltimateDefrag Free.
A freeware solution for defragmenting your drives within an appealing UI
The application can be installed without any issues and you gain access to the user-friendly graphic interface within seconds.
You need to start by analyzing one of your drives, be it fixed or removable, so as to assess its fragmentation status - once this process is completed, you get a detailed reports containing data such as file count, contiguous or fragmented files, along with the degree of fragmentation.
Multiple types of defragmentation are supported
After you evaluated the fragmentation level, it is time to start reorganizing the data clusters back into contiguous areas, i.e. defragmenting.
UltimateDefrag Free allows you to choose the method you prefer - for example, you can choose to process only the fragmented files or you can go for the recency defragmentation. Additionally, you can try the consolidate or the volatility methods, as well as the folder/file name function, while customizing the settings for each one.
Easily schedule one or more defragmenting jobs
A handy feature of UltimateDefrag Free is that it enables you to schedule defrag jobs with the frequency that you see fit. In other words, you can set it to defragment a certain drive on a weekly basis, whereas another one will be defragmented twice a week or a month.
All in all, UltimateDefrag Free is a nifty utility that meets a wide range of defragmenting tasks and can help you improve the speed of your PC.