How to defrag Windows 10

If you want to know how to defrag Windows 10, you have come to the right place.

Defragmenting Windows may seem like a trivial task, but it is actually a very useful task. This is because it can help speed up the time it takes to access data on your hard drive by bringing all the data chunks closer together.

As well as being a useful process, defragmentation is also quite simple, as shown in our handy step-by-step guide below. And if you ever need to know how to defrag Windows 10 in the future, you know where to turn.

Table of Contents:

  • Used material
  • the short version
    • Step 1
  • Search for “defragment” in the Windows search bar
    • Step 2
  • Select the drive you want to optimize
    • Step 3
  • Tap ‘Optimize’
  • frequent questions

Used material

the short version

  • Search for “defragment” in the Windows search bar
  • Select the drive you want to optimize
  • Tap ‘Optimize’
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    one

    Search for “defragment” in the Windows search bar

    The first step in defragmenting your PC is to open the “Defragment and optimize drives” menu. To do this, simply search for “defragment” in the Windows search bar and it should display a result for the menu.
    To enter the menu, click on it or press the Enter key

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    two

    Select the drive you want to optimize

    Once the menu is open, you need to select the player you want to optimize by clicking on it in the menu.

    Basically, you can optimize any drive you want, whether it’s your Windows drive or any additional hard drives you’ve installed, including external drives.

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    Tap ‘Optimize’

    To start the optimization process, press the “Optimize” button. You may get a dialog asking for administrator permissions to perform the task; just tap “Yes” on any of them.
    Once this is done, the process should be complete.

  • frequent questions

    Does Windows 10 need defragmentation?

    No, defragmentation is totally optional and your PC can work just fine without it. But it always pays to get the best possible performance.

    Does defragmentation speed up the computer?

    You can do it, yes. By continuously storing your data, it is easier and faster for your PC to read all the data files on your hard drive, thus improving the overall performance of your computer.

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