How to Defragment Windows 7 Device?

The task of defragmenting the hard disk is among the good ways to increase the speed of your device. When your hard drive is fragmented, your device starts taking a lot of time to search the items from all the places. The process of defragmenting the drive creates an organized way and makes your system work faster than before.

Note: This blog is applicable for Windows 7 users only.

Searching the Defragmenter on the Windows 7 device

  1. Firstly, choose the Windows Start option.
  2. Then, choose the ‘All Programs’ tab.
  3. Next, visit the Accessories.
  4. After that, press on System Tools.
  5. Lastly, tap on Disk Defragmenter.

Schedule Defragmentation

  1. Firstly, select the Configure schedule option.
  2. Then, go to the ‘Disk Defragment Modify Schedule’ dialog.
  3. Next, choose the pull-down for Frequency, Day, as well as Time.

The right time of doing this is night, as the process of defragmenting a drive takes plenty of resources that can make your system more slowly as compared to earlier.

  • After that, choose Select disks for selecting the hard drive that needs to be defragmented. Note that the ‘Select Disks For Schedule’ dialog shall be launched. Over here, you need to choose the drives from you wish scheduling defragmentation of and press on ‘OK’ option.
  • Next, one more time choose ‘OK’ for returning to the main ‘Disk Defragmenter’ display. Under Schedule, you shall see the scheduled task.
  • Lastly, press on ‘Close’ for finishing.

Analyzing hard drives

  1. Firstly, choose a single drive located under the ‘Current status’ part.
  2. After that, choose the Analyze disk option.
  3. Next, see that the fragmentation is displayed on the Last Run column.

Viewing the development

  • You shall be able to see the status of the defrag session if you want. Choose the Defragment disk, and then your system shall immediately start displaying the data related to the defragmentation process that is taken place.
  • The major difference between the defragmentation process that takes place in the device of Windows 7 and the earlier one is the size of details given at the time of the defragmentation process. The good thing about Windows 7 users is that it gives detailed data in telling related to the development of it.
  • The Windows 7 users get the power to stop the defrag process whenever wishes doing it that too, by not spoiling their disks even by a bit with the help of choosing ‘stop operation’ option.
  • You have been able to Defragment Windows 7 Device with the help of this blog.

Peter Mor is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

Source: Defragment Windows 7.

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