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 »

Disk defragmentation?

My understanding of it is that whenever you do anything on a pc eg opening files etc, the pc doesn't always return the files to the most efficient place on the hard disk and so when you de-frag it ... Read More »

What is the defragmentation of a hard disk?

After a lot of use, the files on a hard drive become fragmented, a problem that slows down the function of the computer. Defragmentation is the process of consolidating the files so that the comput... Read More »

Is it really safe to do disk cleanup and defragmentation?

Yes, in fact, I recommend it. When you use Disk Cleanup, PICK everything that it shows in the list, so you delete everything. Then run DEFRAG and defrag your whole drive. You might even DEFRAG a... Read More »