Running the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8


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Running the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8

So, now let's talk about how to actually get into the defragmenter and run it. So, in Windows 8, you're going to go to the Start menu and you're going to click on the "Search" at the top and you can just start typing the word "defragmenter", and what you're going to get is "Defrag and optimize your hard drives", and you're going to click on it. And it might take a couple of seconds to come up. So, what it's going to show you is a list of all of the hard drives that you have on your computer - C:, and this one has a D:, and then there's a recovery partition as well. So, C: is typical, that's where most of us, 99.9% of us are going to have Windows.

And there's three things here that we need to talk about. So, the first one is "Analyze". So, when you analyze, the computer basically checks itself. How defragmented am I? And so, you click "Analyze", and the thing will run for a couple of minutes, and it will analyze the hard drive...

Running the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8
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