CCleaner :- Defraggler

Background

Using Microsoft Windows Computer Manager \ Disk Administrator and trying to change my logical disks size by shrinking one volume and expand an adjacent volume unto the availed space.

 

Computer Management

Disk Administrator

Images

Outline

  1. Querying Shrink Space
  2. Shrink Space ( 6 GB )
  3. Error
    • You cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located.

Image – Querying Shrink Space

Image – Shrink Space ( 6 GB )

 

Image – You cannot shrink a volume beyond

Image

Textual

You cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located.

See the “defrag” event in the Application log for detailed information about the operation when it has completed.

 

Defraggler

Download

Downloaded Defraggler from CCleaner’s web site.

The URL is https://www.ccleaner.com/defraggler ( Link )

 

Installed

Installed Defraggler.

Use

Outline

  1. Launch Defraggler
  2. Select Drive
  3. Analyze Disk
  4. Defrag Disk

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Summary

De-fragmenting the disk uncluttered our files and created “whole” unused storage area.

Rebooted the machine.

And, we were able to return to Computer Management, and shrink the disk volume.

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