Do you want to defragment your disks faster?
As you know everyone should defragment their hard drives at least once a week.
This task is done automatically in Windows 10 weekly, but if you want to do it manually it can be a little complicated.
In this tutorial, you will learn a registry hack to add “Defragment” to the right-click menu on the “This PC” window.
Defragment Your Hard Disks from the Context Menu on “This PC”
Open the Run prompt using the Windows+R keyboard shortcut, type in
regedit, hit Enter.
Navigate to this path:
shell and choose “New” > “Key“. Name the newly created key
Click on the “Defragment” key you created and create a new String Value named
icon with the value
Right-click on the “Defragment” key and choose “New” > “Key“. Name the new key
Change the value of the (Default) value under the key command to
Now open your Windows Explorer, right-click on your
C: drive, you should see a “Defragment” item.
All you have to do now is to click “Optimize“.
Bonus Tip: Defragment a Drive from Command Prompt
Here is a bonus command to defragment any hard drive using the age-old Command Prompt:
defrag C: /O
Now that you know how to optimize and defragment your hard drives using the right-click menu, it’s time to discover other useful & easy tutorials on easytutorial.com
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