How to Defragment a Drive

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to defragment a drive. We will guide you through the entire process. From the time of initial disk selection till the disk analysis part will be covered in this tutorial.

Step 1: Open Disk Defragmenter

In this step by step guide, you will learn how to defragment a drive.

First of all, go to the start button to open the start menu. From there, go to all programs, accessories and under system tools, select the disk defragmenter option to defragment your hard drive.

Opening Disk Defragmenter tool

Step 2: Select the drive

In the disk defragmenter window, select the drive that you want to defragment.

Select the drive you want to defragment

Step 3: Analyze Disk

Once the selection has been made, click on the analyze disk button to perform the disk analysis. You can monitor the progress of the analysis.

Disk Analysis

Step 4: Defragment Disk

Once the disk analysis has been completed, click on the defragment disk button to begin the defragmentation process. In this manner, you can defragment your hard drive.

Defragmentation process