C drive - access denied

  onthebog 19:13 05 May 2009
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Double clicking the C drive produces a message "Windows cannot find RECYCLER/S-8-1-65-100014989-100005495-2007.com" and denies access to the defragmentation utility. Any suggestions? C drive contents can be accessed by using the right click "explore" feature if that helps.

Thanks in advance for any help.

  OTT_Buzzard 19:26 05 May 2009

Download and install Autorun Eater. click here

  onthebog 19:36 09 May 2009

Thanks OTT_Buzzard. The C drive can now be opened, but the defrag still won't play along.

  birdface 19:44 09 May 2009

Right click C Drive.Properties.Tools.Defrag.Maybe try it in safe mode if it does not work.

  rdave13 20:12 09 May 2009

'Till you can get sortet with windows defragger try auslogic defrag; click here

  onthebog 18:37 11 May 2009

Using Smart Defrag at the moment which seems to be doing a better job than the Windows defrag anyway. Gonna try the safe mode option and see if it works.

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