I guess I got cut off. How can I defrag my laptop?

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I typed everything in a previous question box and got cut off for some reason. HP laptop purchased several years ago from a shopping channel. Laptop is very slow now. Want to defrag it to clear out "junk." Trend Micro "blocked" what my laptop offered. I need to defrag this laptop, please !!
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Your "system" for "chat" simply does not work !!!!!!
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Hi Tucson Tall. If you're running Windows, go into "this computer" and in the search bar at the top, search for "de-frag" or "de-fragment".  The answer should appear and be easy to do. From personal experience, it takes a bit of time.
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I just remembered an easier way to get there if it's Windows. Go to your "control panel". You will find the de-fragging setting there. Just click on it and it will do the job. Sorry about giving you the longer way first.
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Hello TucsonTall ! Welcome to the community!

We understand that you are having troubles with the Trend Micro program blocking the process that you wish to accomplish on your computer. Allow me to help you with this.

The Trend Micro Program can be temporarily disabled in cases that you want to perform this types of tasks. Just take note that the protection will be disabled during this task and be mindful of the files and other activities that you will do Online while performing it.

To disable the Protection temporarily, you may do a Right Click on the Trend Micro icon located on the taskbar and then Select Exit.
Once done, kindly perform the defrag.

You can enable the Trend Micro program by opening the Trend Micro console. The protection should be enabled again after that.

I hope this helps.

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