How to disable Automatic Defrag in Windows 10 easily

How to disable Automatic Defrag in Windows 10 easily
Permanently disable disc defragment

How to disable Automatic Defrag in Windows 10 easily – By default, Windows 10 will automatically defragment against existing partitions once a week. When the system runs the background defragment process, the system performance slows down as the defragment process will eat the disk resource.


Defragment the disk itself recommended to restore performance when the disc is slowing down when opening a folder. But if you prefer to defragment manually, then you can turn off the defragment feature automatically.

Disable automatic Defrag in Windows 10

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Right-click on the existing partition (you are free to choose an existing partition), then select the Properties option.

    defrag select the Properties option.
    select the Properties option.
  3. Navigate to the Tools tab, then select the Optimize option.

    defrag Scheduled optimization
    Change Setting Scheduled optimization
  4. On the Scheduled Optimization menu, click the Change settings option.
  5. You can turn off the whole Auto defrag feature by removing the checkmark in the Run on a schedule option. But if you want to select any partition individually, click the Choose option.

    defrag Run on a schedule option
    Run on a schedule option
  6. Select any partition as desired if you have click OK to save the settings.
  7. Click OK again to save the settings.
  8. Done.

You can go back through the same steps if you want to re-enable the Auto defrag feature. Because of automatic defragging once a week, you can also set a schedule for each day, or once a month.

That’s How to disable Automatic Defrag in Windows 10 easily by AlgoritmComputer.com, share this article if useful.

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