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You Will Need
- A Windows PC
Find My Computer
Click on the Start button and then on My Computer.
Navigate to C: drive properties
Right-click on the icon labeled Local Disk (C:) and select Properties.
Select the defragmenter
Select the Tools tab from the Properties menu and click on the Defragment Now button.
Click the Analyze button in the Disk Defragmenter window to analyze the extent of fragmentation. Decide whether to continue with defragmentation based on the computer’s recommendation.
Click on the Defragment button if you wish to continue and patiently wait for the operation to complete.
Restart your computer
Restart your computer after the operation has completed and enjoy a bit more speed when accessing your files.