Disk Defragmentation is must used In the Windows operating system. The reason for this is that when a user saves a file in Windows, it tries to store the file in a single string without leaving free space. But when the user deletes, modifies or adds a new file, the spaces remain in these files. So Windows does not have space to store the file in a row, the file is stored anywhere in the form of small pieces. This affects the efficiency of the system.
Proactive Technique: This technique preserves a large portion of the file when it is stored on disk. Tries to cut less. Many file systems are currently reused in conjunction.
Retroactive Technique: this technique seeks to reduce fragments or reduce their adverse effects. The most commonly used tool of this type is disk defragmentation.
Performing Disk Defamation
Log on to your computer’s administrator and start Windows, Safe Mode, to speed up the disassembly process and avoid interruptions caused by programs running in the background.
After that, remove the unnecessary programs. Redundant programs need to be removed before defragmentation. This reduces the need for defragmentation again. To prevent any interruption, close any programs that are active.
Click on Start to start Disk Defragmentation. In Windows 10, click on Windows Administrative Tools and click on Defragment and Optimize Drive. In Windows 7, click on All Programs and then click on Accessories and then System Tools and select Disk Defragmenter. A disk defragmenter window appears. In Windows XP, click on Start and click on All Programs, and then open the Accessories folder and then open System Tools folder, and click on Disk Defragmenter.
The volumes on the computer will appear in the window. Click on that volume to defragment and then click on the defragment disk.
When the defragmentation is complete, the disk defragmenter displays the results in the defragmentation display. By clicking on the view report, the user can view the information about the defragmented volume. Users can start the disk defragmenter from a command prompt.
Disk Cleanup Utility
Often fills the system’s hard disk so much that it becomes difficult to start the system. The solution is disk cleanup. Disk Cleanup is a maintenance feature that comes with the Windows operating system. This feature looks for files that are not in use on the hard disk. Once such files are found, they are removed by this feature. Various files that are removed by disk cleanup are displayed on the screen.
Starting disk cleanup
- Click Start and select All Programs from the Start menu.
- Click Accessories and select System Tools.
- Click on the Disk Cleanup option.
- Select the Drive dialog box opens.
- Now, in the Drives dropdown menu for Cleanup, select C: Drive and click OK.
- The Disk Cleanup window opens.
- The Disk Cleanup feature then comes up with the Disk Cleanup dialog box showing how much space the disk will take after disk cleanup.
- This dialog box lists the files from which you can select the files to delete.
- Select to remove unnecessary files and click OK.
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