Why does disk defragmentation take so long?

Answer You must have a high capacity. Do it once a week to keep it straightened up.

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How does disk defragmentation help?

Disk defragmentation is the process of arranging files so that common files are adjacent to each other on a hard drive, which improves access time. Defragmenting increases the read and write speed,... Read More »

Approximately how long will defragmentation of my c drive take?

It depends on the size of the drive, the free space, the amount of files on the drive, and the amount of fragmented files on the drive. It could take hours.If this is the first time you have done i... Read More »

How long does Disk Defragment take?

Hi PetIt can take 1 to 3 hours for a full defrag.

How Long Does it Take to Defragment a Disk?

Using the hard drive defragmentation utility included with your computer, it may take several hours to defragment a heavily fragmented disk. Because disk defragmentation reduces the performance of ... Read More »