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It is important to perform regular maintenance to keep your computer in optimal condition. This chapter 

explains how to use tools like Disk Defragmenter and Disk Cleanup. It also provides instructions for updating 

programs and drivers, steps to clean the computer, and tips for traveling with (or shipping) the computer.

Improving performance

You can improve the performance of your computer by performing regular maintenance tasks with tools such 

as Disk Defragmenter and Disk Cleanup.

Using Disk Defragmenter

HP recommends using Disk Defragmenter to defragment your hard drive at least once a month.


It is not necessary to run Disk Defragmenter on solid-state drives.

To run Disk Defragmenter:


Connect the computer to AC power.


Type defragment in the taskbar search box, and then select Defragment and optimize your drives.


Follow the on-screen instructions.

For additional information, access the Disk Defragmenter software Help.

Using Disk Cleanup

Use Disk Cleanup to search the hard drive for unnecessary files that you can safely delete to free up disk space 

and help the computer run more efficiently.
To run Disk Cleanup:


Type disk in the taskbar search box, and then select Free up disk space by deleting unnecessary files


or Uninstall apps to free up disk space.


Follow the on-screen instructions.

Using HP 3D DriveGuard (select products only)

HP 3D DriveGuard protects a hard drive by parking the drive and halting data requests under either of the 

following conditions:

You drop the computer.

You move the computer with the display closed while the computer is running on battery power.

A short time after the end of one of these events, HP 3D DriveGuard returns the hard drive to normal 



Only internal hard drives are protected by HP 3D DriveGuard. A hard drive installed in an optional 

docking device or connected to a USB port is not protected by HP 3D DriveGuard.


Chapter 8   Maintenance