previously called Disk Defragmenter
, helps to optimize the different types of drives that PCs use today. No matter which type of drive your PC uses, Windows automatically chooses the optimization that's right for your drive.
By default, Optimize Drives runsautomatically on a weekly schedule
during the time you have set for automatic maintenance
. You can also optimize drives on your PC manually any time you like.
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Optimize Drive
from the context menu of all drives to make it easier to defrag a HDD
and TRIM a SSD
at will in Windows 8
You must be signed in as an administrator
to be able to add/remove and use the "Optimize Drive" context menu.