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Windows® Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference by Mark E. Russinovich and Aaron Margosis

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Chapter 12. Disk Utilities

The utilities described in this chapter focus on disk and volume management:

  • Disk2Vhd captures a VHD image of a physical disk.

  • Diskmon is a real-time monitoring utility that logs sector-level hard disk activity.

  • Sync flushes unwritten changes from disk caches to the physical disk.

  • DiskView displays a cluster-by-cluster graphical map of a volume, letting you find what file is in particular clusters and which clusters are occupied by a given file.

  • Contig lets you defragment specific files or see how fragmented a particular file is.

  • PageDefrag defragments system files at boot time that cannot be defragmented while Microsoft Windows is running.

  • DiskExt displays information about disk extents.

  • LDMDump displays detailed information ...

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