What are the best tutorials for doing a computer defrag?

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    Amalia Martínez
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      [TUTORIAL] How To Defragment Your Computer Hard Drive

      How To Defragment Your Computer Hard Drive is an article by Corey Sandler on the For Dummies website that explains all the steps you need to follow to defragment your computer’s hard drive.

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      Samuel Aguilar
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I went into this completely clueless, just got told my computer needed defrag and needed to do it. Knowing nobody who knows much about computers, it was a scary prospect. ..."
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      Samuel Aguilar
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I went into this completely clueless, just got told my computer needed defrag and needed to do it. Knowing nobody who knows much about computers, it was a scary prospect. Corey Sandler wrote an excellent guide that really helped me."
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      Lawrence Banks
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "My computer was getting really sluggish so I googled some solutions. I found an article called "How To Defragment Your Computer Hard Drive". It helped me clean up some corrupted parts on my computer."
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      How and When to Defragment Your Hard Drive in Windows 10

      How and When to Defragment Your Hard Drive in Windows 10 is an article by Melanie Pinola on Laptop Mag that explains why you should do regular defragmentations of your hard drive. It then teaches you how to know when your computer needs it, and how to do it properly.

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      Janet Olson
      Written on January 21, 2018
      "This is a pretty good guide for defragmenting your PC. All the steps are listed, screenshots are provided and there isn't an overwhelming amount of annoying ads to disrupt..."
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      Janet Olson
      Written on January 21, 2018
      "This is a pretty good guide for defragmenting your PC. All the steps are listed, screenshots are provided and there isn't an overwhelming amount of annoying ads to disrupt your view. I know they say you don't have to defragment WIN 10, but I don't buy that and do it anyway."
      Agustina Ávalos
      Written on January 15, 2018
      "- If your computer is moving slow or you are ready to add upgrades, it's wise to defrag. Use this process to defrag your Windows computer's hard drive."
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      Teresa Sandoval
      Written on November 9, 2017
      "This is a pretty handy little breakdown. Very informative but the page has SO MANY ADS. I feel like the page itself was slowing down my computer."
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      [TUTORIAL] How to Defrag Your Windows Computer

      How to Defrag Your Windows Computer is an article on Lifewire that explains how to know if your computer hard drive needs defragmentation, and if so, how to do it.

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      Wayne Chen
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "I'm not very good with computers, but this article walked me through the process of defragging my computer with ease. It gave me every step that I needed, and even offered..."
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      Wayne Chen
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "I'm not very good with computers, but this article walked me through the process of defragging my computer with ease. It gave me every step that I needed, and even offered tips for things I wouldn't have thought of, like backing up data. I can't navigate my computer very well either, so the directions on where to go to defrag were really useful."
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      Larry Russell
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "I'll be honest - you probably don't actually need to defrag your computer. Newer, modern file systems basically make the endeavor a waste of time, or worse, actually will slow your computer down. Especially on SSDs, you will not notice a difference. Just pass - there's nothing here you really need. Sorry."
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      Carolyn Woods
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "How to Defrag Your Windows Comuter is a great tutorial for learning how to do a computer defrag. My friend kept telling me do do a defrag and I was ridiculously nervous about it. This article explains how to do it and it eased my nerves. Find this article on Lifewire."

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    Best tutorials for doing a computer defrag
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    1 [TUTORIAL] How To Defragment Your Computer Hard Drive Articles 6 Free
    2 How and When to Defragment Your Hard Drive in Windows 10 Websites 4 Free
    3 [TUTORIAL] How to Defrag Your Windows Computer Articles 1 Free
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