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Unformatted text preview: used. 5) Explain what the disk Defragmenter tool does and why you would want to run it. a) Disk defragmenter tool re-arranges current bytes to be grouped together so to allow them to run faster as a program. b) In regular terms its like re-arranging a storage unit to better catergorize like items and frequently used items to the front and better pack them so as to allow for better space management 6) On a PC running windows XP, before you installed new software you might run all of the utilites. Why a) Disk Cleanup clean up the recycle bin. To free up the most amount of HDD space availiable b) System Restore set a previous state so that if the program that is going to be installed is bad you have something to go back to rather then having to start all over again. c) Backup copying files and important documents over to a secondary location in the event that the system restore goes down....
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This document was uploaded on 12/07/2010.
- Spring '09
- Operating Systems