An engineer working with large detailed CAD files notices over time that the workstation is taking significantly longer to open files that used to launch quickly. Other applications work fine, and the engineer confirms all of the data has been backed up the night before. A technician determines that the workstation is about two years old. Which of the following would be the technician’s FIRST step in troubleshooting the problem?
A. Run defrag on the hard drive
B. Restore the CAD files from backup
C. Replace the hard drive
D. Remove and reinstall the CAD software