How To Defragment A Hard Drive with Smart Defrag
- August 21, 2009
- Posted by: Craig Chamberlin
- Category: Uncategorized
So we’ve made windows startup faster, annihilated loads of spyware, viruses, malware and trojans, optimized your windows registry and removed all of the junk – what could possibly be left? Well, there’s a couple things, right now, we need to clean up and optimize your hard drive for disk access using a tool called a “Disk Defragmenter”. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds.
Important Notes to Take From This Lesson:
- Defrag is important after spyware removal and disk cleanup
- Defragmentation removes fragmentations on your hard drive for faster disk access
- Disable the auto-startup option in Smart Defrag to minimize processor overhead
- Disable the auto-defrag option in Smart Defrag to minimize processor overhead
- Use the analyze function to determine what defrag best suits your machine
- Run this software along with your routine maintenance schedule, usually at least once a month.