There are three different ways to get to Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter and defragment your hard drive, I will show you the easiest method and how to fully defragment your hard drive in this guide.
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How to defragment your hard drive (Windows 7)
- Click the Windows Start button bottom-left of your screen
- Type Run into the Search programs and files box just above the Start icon
- Click on the search result at the top of the list called “Run“
- Type dfrgui inside the Run window
- The Disk Defragmenter console should now be open
- Select/click the System (#:) drive where # is the drive letter (usually C:)
- Now click on the Defragment disk button
- Windows will now perform a complete defragmentation of the system drive
- This process can take some time, usually 1 to 3 hours
- When finished, close the console
- All done!