How to SKIP the automatic Defragmentation during logon on?

Hi,

1) The company policy setup for a computer includes "automatic Defragmentation" during logon
2) Some of the clients do not like it.
3) How to skip this "automatic defragmentation"?
4. Thank you
tjieAsked:
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gdrew1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
What exactly is being defragged? Is this a boot defrag or is this defragmentation of the OS and the registry hives?

There are a couple of solutions here. If it's a 3rd party tool, please inform us what tool it is. As posted in a previous post this could run as a task with minimal configurations.

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Boot Optimize:
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jderaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
First place to look is the startup folder in windows for all users, the command to defrag is probably in there.  Should be in a .bat file.
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PCBONEZCommented:
What operating system?
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PCBONEZCommented:
These computers are set like that to keep them running properly.
Clients have a bad habit of blowing off system maintenance which is why the company chose to do this automatically.
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Tell the clients if they disable this then they will have to bring the system to your office for 1 day a month so you can do this maintenance.
Somehow I think putting up with a scan on boot won't seem like such a big problem any more.

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carloselfaiteConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try this   Open Scheduled Tasks from Start Menu, Accessories, System Tools.
you must see a task name defrag if so then right clik over it and chose delete.
If there is not a defrag named task check if created with a different name in this case check for a task pointing the defrag s path.
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gdrew1Connect With a Mentor Commented:

Ooops. Typing too fast and I hit a couple of the wrong keys.

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What exactly is being defragged? Is this a boot defrag or is this defragmentation of the OS and the registry hives?

There are a couple of solutions here. If it's a 3rd party tool, please inform us what tool it is.
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Navigate to:
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Dfrg\BootOptimizeFunction

Select the "Enable" key and change the value to "N"

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Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\OptimalLayout

Create a new DWORD: EnableAutoLayout
Value: 0

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PCBONEZCommented:
I think it's not defrag but chkdsk the asker is meaning.

Is it?
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gdrew1Commented:
Running chkdsk or scandisk after very power-up is going way overboard and is really unnecessary. This feature should only be invoked by a bad shutdown or suspicion of bad/dirty sectors. Why would anyone do this is beyond me.

 
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tjieAuthor Commented:
1. Yes, this is the 3rd party defrag.exe software ( i just found out)
2. I just run the program to uninstall it
3. Thank you

Tjie
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