defrag help

  dan12 22:00 15 Jan 2006
Locked

Hi,
Running windows me, when i use the systems defrag the progress indicator never gets beyond 1% even if I have it running through the night.
any ideas?Is disk keeper a good alternative.
Thanks

  VoG II 22:05 15 Jan 2006

Yes, diskeeper click here

  dan12 22:14 15 Jan 2006

Vog
Thanks for link

  jwilkyone 01:44 16 Jan 2006

This problem can be caused by programs starting up and the defrag. then starts again from the beginning. Shut down ALL PROGS. such as screensavers, Broadband modems etc. and you should have no problems.

  PC Bilbo 08:33 16 Jan 2006

Try defrag in Safe Mode. This ensures Windows is using minimum resources and should make defrag more efficient.

  Andsome 08:40 16 Jan 2006

You didn't say what operating system you use. If it is still W98, click control/Alt/Delete, and end task every running program apart from Systray and explorer, also disable screensaver. It should then go through. If you use XP I would go along with the suggestion to use diskeeper.

  dan12 11:05 16 Jan 2006

many thanks for all the responses,have gone for vogs link for time being, but will look into the suggestions to resolve the problem with the system defrag.And yes system is w/98.
many thanks

  dan12 14:00 16 Jan 2006

pc bilbo,
Just to conclude, went into safe mode and defraged without problem.
Thanks

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

Illustrator Sylvain Tegroeg created thousands of intricate line drawings for the mobile game…

Best iPad buying guide 2017

Comment télécharger une application indisponible en France ?