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Why can't find Defragment and optimize drives in Windows 8

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    Windows 8

    Why can't find Defragment and optimize drives in Windows 8


    After typing Defragment and optimize drives in the start page of Windows 8.1, it displays *This file does not have a program associated with itfor performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is alreadyinstalled, create an association in the Default Programs control panel.* Do you know what could cause this problem? Thank you.

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    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Try right clicking on the drive in File Explorer>>click properties>>tools tab>>see if Optimize Drives shows up there, and can be used.
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Why can't find Defragment and optimize drives in Windows 8
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