Which one of these would be the best reason for scheduling a periodic disk defragmentation?
A) Increase video response rate
B) Encrypt data files
C) Remove old cache and temporary files
D) Increase read and write performance to the drive
E) Update Windows operating system files
F) It’s also a good idea to clean out those dryer vents
The answer: D) Increase read and write performance to the drive
The disk defragmentation of a spinning hard drive consolidates pieces of files into contiguous areas, which improves performance for reading and writing file information.
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