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Change the default disk utilities for the disk defragmenter (Windows 2K/XP)

This setting lets you control the default tools used for Windows disk management - Defrag.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2000
Changing this value will alter the programs used when you right-click a disk in My Computer and select Properties > Tools.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey, \DefragPath, does not exist, create it as described below. Now, create a string value name, “Default”, if it does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value data box with the valid path for defrag.exe to enable the setting.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

After logoff or system restart, changes take effect.

Note:
The Default value for NT/2000/XP is: %systemroot%\system32\dfrg.msc %c:

To return the value to the default either set it to a value above or delete the entire sub-key.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The default 'Windows Disk Defragmenter' is replaced to other defragmenter service.

The default 'Windows Disk Defragmenter' is not replaced to other defragmenter service.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\DefragPath\] key, right-click on the "Default" Expandable String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the user-defined path in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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