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Diskeeper - Does It Work?

by negy18 / November 9, 2009 5:35 AM PST

Does products like Diskeeper help speed up your computer and extended up to 3 additional years of life to you your system. Do products like these work and are they worth the price?

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You'll Only Get Personal Opinions..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 9, 2009 6:34 AM PST

Here is mine..

DiscKeeper is the same basic Disc Defragmenter program already installed on your computer. Does it have a slightly different display? Yes. Does it have a few extra gadgets? Yes.. Does it do a sufficiently better job of defragging the computer so it's worth spending money on.. I'll say NO.. Does defragging in generally help increase performance? I'll say YES, but only on computers which are badly fragmented so automatically defragging constantly does little except use up resources.. Use the default defrag in Windows about once a month or so and you'll keep you files AND your wallet in good shape.

Does it add and extra 3 years to your system? Yea right...

Hope this helps.


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by Jimmy Greystone / November 9, 2009 8:33 AM PST

No... The first claim is a conditional yes. Yes it will speed up your computer, but the condition is that it won't do so to any significant degree like they will lead you to believe.

The second one is just pure BS. No two ways about it on that one.

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