How to defragment your computer
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Q: Can you help me defrag my computer?
A: I can definitely give you instructions on doing this yourself. If you have not done a defrag lately it could take a while to finish, and while it is defragging you should not use the computer. Before starting, close any programs that may be running. Then follow these steps:
1. Click Start and open My Computer
2. Right-click the local disk drive C:, and then click Properties
3. On the Tools tab, click Defragment Now.
4. Click Defragment.
Like I said it may take a while to finish, so it is best to walk away for a bit and let it run.
-- Answer from Chris Shores, a computer specialist on JustAnswer.
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