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How often should I defrag my computer?

-- abby geoghegan (, March 04, 2002


Hi Abby,

It's important to Defrag (Defragment) your hard drive regularly as this rearranges the files in a logical order, filling in 'holes' (made by uninstalled software, deleted files etc) repairing errors...overall it'll improve the performance of your computer by allowing it access files faster.

Like ScanDisk, Defrag should also be used as part of your regular maintenance program, but it too, can also be run by itself should the need arise so don't hesitate to use it.

So I would do it once every couple of months..


-- Lane D. Rankin (, March 05, 2002.

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