How to Speed up your PC with quick & easy defragmentation

Defragmentation is a process that reduces the amount of fragmentation of file system. Fragmentation occurs when the file system cannot allocate enough contiguous space to store a complete file as a unit, but instead, puts parts of it in gaps between existing files. This tutorial is all about defragmentation with piriform’s Defraggler utility.

Defraggler speeds up your PC by assembling fragmented files on your machine and organizing them more efficiently. Defraggler does the hard work, so your computer doesn’t have to.Defraggler speeds up your PC by assembling fragmented files on your machine and organizing them more efficiently. This guide includes 2 main steps.

1.Download and install Defraggler.
2. Defragmentation using Defraggler.

 

1.Download and install Defraggler.

Download Defraggler utility from http://filehippo.com/download_defraggler

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Once you download the file, run the setup and install to the preferred location of your computer.

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Click Finish to close the setup and to run Defraggler on your computer. Defraggler uses the same techniques as Windows to read and write files, so your files will never be damaged.

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2. Defragmentation using Defraggler.

Defraggler can defragment individual files, groups of files or an entire disk partition, either by the user’s command or automatically on a schedule. It supports FAT32, NTFS, and exFAT. It can also be installed as a portable application on a USB flash drive.

Once you open the Defraggler, select a drive for defragmentation. Select Analyze to see current fragmented statistics.

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Once you analyzed, it will show you a visual map with fragmented space of selected drive. Click Defrag to defrag free space on your drive and not just your files. A proactive solution that helps prevent defragmentation before it occurs.

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Once the process starts, colors are changing accordingly and colors meanings are explained in Drive map tab.

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A nice and neat drive space allocation is the result of defragmentation. You have full control over which drives, folders, and files you defrag. Or simply use the default settings and let Defraggler do the work for you. Simple enough for everyday users and flexible enough for advanced users

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Defraggler was given a 5/5 star rating from Softpedia. In Lifehacker‘s Hive Five for Best Disk Defragmenter, Defraggler received the first place.

 

Anwar Yakkiparamban

Anwar Yakkiparamban is the founder of Lauyou Learning. Prior to Lauyou learning, Anwar worked at ARD Engineering & Development, Qatar. He holds bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Engineering College Idukki.

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