Most Linux users won’t need to defragment their disk thanks to its excellent journaling filesystems, but when you need to defragment, here’s how to do it.
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Most people think that they can use the same hard drive optimization techniques on a SSD, and achieve even better result. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Here are several SSD optimization techniques you should avoid at all costs.
Microsoft has revamped the functionality of its Disk Defragment tool. Optimize Drives in Windows 8 not only defrags your disks but can also help TRIM SSDs. This can free up a lot of space not being reintegrated into your PC as well as help improve the overall performance of Windows 8.
Linux also has disk fragmentation issue, but you do not have to defragment your disk on Linux. You do not even have to worry about it, and here’s why.
Defragmentation is long known for speeding up Windows PCs. While tons of 3rd party tools that can perform defragmenting operation for your Windows PC, here are some counted as the best, rated by users and experts.
If you’re not familiar with defragmentation in Windows, you really need to learn about it as soon as possible. Soon enough, you’ll be wondering where it’s been all your life, especially with the new features that Windows 7 introduces, which allow the drive to consolidate its free space and run multiple times in one session […]
If you ask any experts on tips to speed up the performance of your Windows PC, the answer you often receive is “Defragment your hard disk“. The reason for hard disk fragmentation is because whenever you load any files or data into your hard drive, the operating system breaks it into uncountable number of pieces […]
The Windows registry is a database which Windows uses to store all user and system related settings. Most Windows software also use the registry to store their settings. Most, if not all, of these software packages also do not remove their entries from the registry when uninstalled. Needless to say, the windows registry tends to […]
If you’ve used Windows for any length of time, you must have noticed that it tends to get slower over time. One of the reasons for that is that the filesystem becomes fragmented with use. Defragmenting is the process of reading all the bits on the file system and re-arranging them to be contiguous. This […]
If you read our earlier article about tuning up your PC with CCleaner, then you already know about the high calibre of software that is developed by Piriform. I’m definitely a big fan of the CCleaner product. I’m sure you can guess that it was a no brainer that when Piriform released their next masterpiece, I just had […]