What is defragmentation in Windows?

Answer Using the defragmentation tool in Windows can improve the performance of your computer. It does this by moving fragments of the files on your computer closer together in the memory so they can be a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What is defragmentation in Windows

1Windows Vista includes a defragmentation tool. Should you supplement that tool with other defragmentation u?

No, one defrag tool is enough; they all do the same thing which is to rearrange files on the hard drive so that (as much as possible) every file occupies a single contiguous series of sectors.Once ... Read More »

What exactly is defragmentation, and is it necessary?

Its perfectly safe. Its used for maintenance of your hard drive. Every time you move a file, install something, uninstall something, etc little fragments get left of that file all over your hard dr... Read More »

What, exactly, is defragmentation?

Can't answer this question I am too busy defragging my mindFrom what they say, I should be doing this all the time.Putting things back in order where they belongSo when I open my mouth things won;t... Read More »

What does defragmentation mean?

Defragmentation, commonly called defragging, can best be thought of as a way to reorganize the files on your computer. Once a computer's drives have been defragmented, the system often runs faster ... Read More »