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How to defrag your hard drive in Windows XP 1. Open My Computer 2. Next right click and select Properties on the drive that you want Defragment. 3. Click on the Tools tab 4. Click on the Defragment Now button 5. Select the drive you want to defrag if you computer has more than one drive and click on the Defragment button. 6. When the Defragment complete you will get a message that states "Defragmentation is complete for:". At this point you can click ether on the on the View Report button or the Close button. If you click on the on the Close button you will be taken back to the Disk Defragmenter Window. However if you click on the View Report button this will open of the Defragmentation Report. This report will show the stats on the drive after the defrag and any files that were not defragmented fully. You can print the report or save it you a text file your future reference. After you are done with the report click on the Close button. 7. When done with Disk Defragmenter utility click on the "X" in the upper right to close the utility.

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How can I defrag my Dell optiplex760?


How to Defrag a Dell Computer
1. Open the My Computer window. To do this on a Dell computer, click on the "Start" button at the bottom of the screen. Then, click "My Computer".
2. Choose the hard disk drive that you want to defrag. Locate the section entitled "Hard Disk Drives." In this section is a list of hard drives on the computer. For most Dell computers, the hard disk drive you will want to defrag is Local Disk (C:).
3. Right-click on the hard disk drive you want to defrag on the Dell computer. If you want to defrag your C: drive, then right-click on "Local Disk (C:)". A menu bar will appear.
4. Click on "Properties." "Properties" is the last option on the menu bar. This opens the Local Disk (C:) Properties window.
5. Click the "Tools" tab. The Tools tab is the second tab in the Local Disk (C:) Properties window. The tabs are located on the top of the window.
6. Click the "Defragment Now" button. The "Defragment Now" button is in the Defragmentation section of the window. This opens the Disk Defragmenter window.
7. Click to select the disk drive you want to defrag on a Dell computer and then click "Defragment." For most Dell computers, this will be (C:). After you click "Defragment," the Dell computer will first analyze the disk drive you selected and then beginning defragging the Dell computer.
8. Wait for the "Defragmentation is Complete" message. If you have not defragged a Dell computer in a long time, then the defragging process might take a while, even as long as an hour for very fragmented Dell computers. Allow the Dell computer to run the defrag until the process is completed. You will know that the Dell computer has completed the defrag process when the "Defragmentation is Complete" message appears.
9. View the defrag report and then close the window. If you want to view the defrag report, click "View Report." Otherwise, click "Close" to close the window.

Jun 26, 2011 | Dell OptiPlex 760 MT Desktop Computer

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How to defragment your computer


i would use Auslogics Disk Defrag free
it is faster than the built in one.

http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag/download

i have had no issues with it.

Jakthebomb

Oct 24, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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how do i defragment my laptop


right click the hard drive and choose properties.

within that new winow there is a tab called Tools.

There will be a section under the tools tab called drfragmentation.

Mar 01, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite Pro L450 Notebook

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How do I defragment my XPS One


I assume you mean hard drive defragmentation. In Windows, double click on Computer (My Computer in XP), right click on your hard drive ( C: drive) and go down to Properties. Click on the Tools tab and the Defragment Now button. A disc analysis and defragmentation window will open. Click again on the C: drive to highlight it and click defragment disc. If you have Win7 or Vista, this is actually automated and you can change the time that it runs (the default is 1 am Wednesdays).

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Feb 28, 2010 | Dell XPS One All-in-One TV Desktop with...

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