What exactly does defragmenting your computer do?

Answer Imagine that you moved into a new empty apartment. You buy stuff for the apartment, furniture, utensils, food, etc. But everytime you buy something, you move it all in the living room until the l... Read More »

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What does defragmenting your computer do exactly does it speed up your computer and if it does, by how much?

It rearranges the files on your hard drive so it is quicker to access. You hard drive is a magnetic disk and the head will write dots on any place it finds, placer all of dots on only one section o... Read More »

What exactly does a modem for a computer do?

A type of electronic device, a modem transmits data to and from a computer through the use of a number of connections or lines, such as land-line phones, cellular phones or cable. The word modem co... Read More »

So what exactly is an I-Pod ( I know its for recording music) and how/where does it hook up to one's computer?

An iPod is an MP3 Player. A device that allows the user to listen to music. Such as a walkman or CD player... But digitally. Kind of like a film camera is to a digital camera. You need iTunes to pu... Read More »

Can I Do Stuff While Defragmenting My Computer?

On One Hand: Some ProgramsYou can use some programs on your computer while running the defragmentation function. Chose programs that don't require a lot of memory, like editing a text document or p... Read More »