What does defrag do?

What does the “defrag” command provide?

A) Splits disk partitions into smaller sizes

B) Changes the speed of the hard drive rotation to improve performance

C) Removes the attributes of system files

D) Moves file fragments to improve performance

E) Removes a spawn camper

The answer: D) Moves file fragments to improve performance

The disk defragmentation utility examines the hard drive for file fragmentation and moves the file fragments until they are contiguous with each other. This allows the drive to read and write files more efficiently, resulting in an improved response time.

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If you maintain your storage devices properly, they’ll tend to be more efficient and last much longer. In this video, you’ll learn how to manually defragment your hard disks, backup their contents, and check them for any logical or physical errors.