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How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10

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How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

If you have used the older versions of Microsoft Windows you must have used Disk Defragmentation to improve the efficiency of your computer and hard disk. Now in Windows 10 the Disk  Defragmentation name has been changed to Microsoft Drive Optimizer.

Do you know why Disk Defragmentation is important?

When you save files, data or install software in your Windows drives, often some of their backend files are placed in empty spaces or in separate locations than the majority of files, as a result when you open your files or software they take time to load, hence decreases the overall performance & efficiency of your computer.

What Microsoft Drive Optimizer or Disk Defragmenter does is that it improves your computer efficiency and helps to access the files on hard disk very fast. It rearranging files stored on your disk to occupy contiguous storage locations or in other words put them in one location, a technique called Defragmentation that also increases your computer storage as well.

In this tutorial you will learn step-by-step to how to run Disk Defragmenter or Drive Optimizer in Windows 10.

 

Step 1:

  • Click on Windows Search Bar.
  • Type Control Panel.
  • Click Control Panel.
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

 

Step 2:

  • Click Administrative Tools.
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

 

Step 3:

  • Click Defragment and Optimize Drives.
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

 

Step 4:

  • Select the Drive and Click Analyze.
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

 

Step 5:

  • Once it is done with the Analyze, click Optimize.
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer

 

Step 6:

  • It will take round about half an hour or less. It will go through 8 Passes, so be patient until it is finished.
  • When it is finished it will show OK(0% fragmented).
How To Run Disk Defragmentation In Windows 10 | Microsoft Drive Optimizer
  • That’s it. You are done.
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