How do you setup auto disk defragmenter for Server 2003 & XP Pro systems?

Hi, I need to setup some better way to disk defragmenter for regular maintenance on my multiple servers.  This manual (remembering) is getting old.  I was wondering how do you perform auto disk defragmenter for Server 2003 & XP Pro systems?

I know Server 2008 & maybe even Windows 7 has it built in, all you have to do is set the schedule.  So, it got me thinking about doing the same for Server 2003 & XP systems.

I was thinking of using the Task Scheduler to accomplish this, but I wanted to find out what others are doing.

Thanks for your time.
rsnellmanIT ManagerAsked:
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xmlmagicianCommented:
look there:

http://www.petri.co.il/schedule_disk_defrag_to_run_automatically_in_windows_xp_2003.htm 

and also it has link on how to do clean ups
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Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UKCommented:
the in-built defrag program is ok, but certainly not great.  I use Diskeeper Server 2010 on my systems with the new Intelliwrite feature prevents fragments as much as it can.  I have to say it made a good difference to the file servers and to a certain extent, the SQL and Exchange boxes, but the trick is to run the heavy defrag jobs out of hours and in between the backup routines.

i think a scheduled task would be the only thing you could do with the in-built program.  Defraggler is a freeware program, which might help, but not sure if its free for commercial use, but it has an in-built scheduler & 64-bit ability (from the same company that makes CCleaner) - http://www.filehippo.com/download_defraggler/
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xmlmagicianCommented:
I was under the impression that we were looking to the in-built free software, if not there are loads of good programs depending on your budget
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rsnellmanIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
No, the built-in defragmenter is better than nothing.  And free is me.

Thanks.
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Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UKCommented:
thats why i also mentioned Defraggler, though its licensing needs to be checked.
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rsnellmanIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Yea, Defraggler requires a license for business use.  

Thanks anyways.
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