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Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable, Best Free Defrag Software For Your Hard Drive!
"If you're happy with Windows' built-in defragger, you won't need this program. But if you want more control over defragging and the ability to move system files to the beginning of your hard disk to speed up access, the free Auslogics Disk Defrag is well worth the download." —Preston Gralla, PCWorld.com (Jun 7, 2011 12:00 AM)
"A few months ago, we ran a number of Product Spotlight pieces on disk defrag tools, and one consistency is that for each article we published, many readers kept talking about Auslogics Disk Defrag. It is really unusual to see that many people saying such nice things about a product, so we decided to give it a look, and the praise is justified!" —Justin James, TechRepublic.com (February 21, 2010, 11:59 PM PST)
"Disk Degfrag from Auslogics goes a little further than simple disk defragmentation. The app will also optimize your file system for faster file reads and writes, show you a list of fragmented files instead of a vague report of your hard drive's fragmentation status, and will even defragment single files and folders if you're having a hard time with a specific file or application." —Alan Henry, LifeHacker.com (10/30/11 8:00am)
Auslogics Disk Defrag Free is a compact and fast defragmenter with over 11,000,000 users worldwide. It will improve your PC's performance by defragmenting and re-arranging files on your disk.

AuslogicsDDPortable_8.0.18.0.paf
Size: 39.1 MB (41,099,264 bytes) Packed Size: 12.1 MB (12,750,848 bytes)
MD5: 8CA9B22F656EC769D8975BC8299C72CA


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Requirements

Administrator privilege.

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest Auslogics Disk Defrag release, the non-portable version.
  3. Extract the installer by following this guide.
  4. Browse into the extracted folder. Move InfoAfter.rtf from embedded folder to {app} folder.
  5. Move all of {app} folder contents to AuslogicsDDPortable\App\DiskDefrag folder, Move {app} contents
  6. Delete these files:
    1. ShellExtension.ContextMenu.x32.dll
    2. ShellExtension.ContextMenu.x64.dll
  7. Open the EULA.rtf, copy its content, and replace the eula.txt content in App\AppInfo folder.
  8. Browse to AuslogicsDDPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 8.0.1.0 not 8.0.1, Update version
  9. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\AuslogicsDDPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  10. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  11. When all is OK, then delete the AuslogicsDDPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\AuslogicsDDPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  12. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  13. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • Auslogics Disk Defrag Free stores settings in Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

Acknowledgements

Auslogics Disk Defrag logo by ncrow/Nikolay.

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