Ask Deemable Tech: How Do You Defrag Your Hard Drive In Windows 8.1?

Neila asks, “How do defrag a computer running Windows 8.1? I can’t figure out how to do it on my new laptop.”For those of us who have been using personal computers for the past 20 or so years, defragmenting your hard drive used to just be par…

Neila asks, “How do defrag a computer running Windows 8.1? I can’t figure out how to do it on my new laptop.”

For those of us who have been using personal computers for the past 20 or so years, defragmenting your hard drive used to just be part of life. When you defrag a hard drive, you’re basically re-organizing the data on it so that it will run faster and more efficiently.