Video:Defragment your PC's Hard Drivewith Don Schechter
Is your computer running a little slower than it used to? It's possible you just need to degragment your PC's hard drive and make your computer's memory more efficiently organized.See Transcript
Transcript:Defragment your PC's Hard DriveHi I am Don Schechter for About.com Computing.
Today I am going to show you how to degragment your hard drive using Windows XP.
Why Defragment Your Hard Drive?Defragging your hard drive is a process that puts your data back into sequential order after being scattered over time. It makes it easier for Windows to access your data and as a result, enhances the overall performance of your computer.
How to Defragment a Hard DriveFirst, Go to Programs, Accessories, System Tools and then choose Disk Defragmenter.
Defragmenting Hard Drive with Disk DefragmenterThe disk defragmenter will show the hard drives on your computer. Select the drive you want to defrag and click Defragement.
You can watch the visual display to show where the defragmenter is moving your information. The color key at the bottom shows what the colors represent in the display. The process will take a few minutes to complete.
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