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Article ID: 130539 - Last Review: August 23, 2011 - Revision: 5.8

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: (
To contact Diskeeper Corporation, use the following contact information:

Diskeeper Corporation
7590 North Glenoaks Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Burbank, California, 91504
(818) 771-1600

Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
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