Windows power users often run the operating system's Defragment and Disk Cleanup utilities as part of their regular system maintenance. And while you can access these tools through various Windows menus and applets, those who use them frequently might want a quicker option. During this week's episode of TR Dojo, I show you how to add the Defragment and Disk Cleanup commands to the Windows context menu--putting them just a right-click away.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.