Diskeeper x(4 score bits minus 2 bytes)

One of the frequent questions our staff are asked is whether Diskeeper for Windows x64 operating systems (AMD64/EM64T – CPUs) is native or compatible? By compatible, that of course means it runs in 32 bit mode; native referring to it running in 64 bit mode....

Vista RTM and Diskeeper

If you're reading this blog, chances are you've already heard that Vista is code complete. The RTM (release to manufacturing) version has already been delivered to select Microsoft customers as well as OEM manufacturers that build PCs. I talked with some...

FragShield

Fsutil, allows you to to adjust the max size for the reserved zone. example: fsutil behavior set mftzone 4 The values range between 1 through 4, with each equally 12.5% of the volume. E.g. a setting of 4 = 50% of the volume. There are few reasons to extend this, and...

The Mystery of the Disappearing MFT Reserved Zone!

The Master File Table (MFT) is perhaps the best known metadata file in an NTFS file system. Essentially it works as a "table of contents" for all the files on your volume describing attributes such as file name or the location of the file extents on a...

Idle Resources Graph – requirement

This is brief update. Diskeeper 2007 uses Windows system counters to enhance awareness of other activties on the system. The Idle Resource Graph (also known as the InvisiTasking graph) requires access to performance counters, which are enabled by default on Windows...