This article was previously published under Q130539
All versions of Microsoft Windows include a tool for disk defragmentation. The Windows Disk Defragmenter tool is a limited version of the Diskeeper program from Diskeeper Corporation. Disk Defragmenter does not include all the features available in the full version of Diskeeper.
For more information about third-party defragmentation tools for Windows Server 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note Most third-party vendors make a workstation version and a server version of their disk defragmentation software. For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
227463 Disk Defragmenter limitations in Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003
223146 Cannot use command-line switches with Disk Defragmenter tool
For more information about the Diskeeper program, visit the following Diskeeper Corporation Web site:
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