Friday, May 9, 2014

Master File Table De-Fragmentation

Master File Table contains frequently used system files and indexes that manages files on your NTFS volume, so performance of MFT affects a lot to the entire volume performance if fragmented. 

So how can you tell if you're 
MFT is fragmented ? 

Wisely, Windows Sysinternals a suite of tools written and purchased from  by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell has a solution.

Contig v1.7 is a free disk defragger, that can defragment these hidden NTFS meta-files.

There are many defrag tools on the market, but they end-up making the MFT even more fragmented so this is the tool, period! Use it.

You can get it at

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