Disk Defragmenter problem

  Nairn 20:19 27 Feb 2005
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I am at present experiencing difficulty with the above when I run the programme it never completes the task because it is interrupted over and over, the same applies when I run scan disk .. how do I remedy this problem.


grateful Nairn

  woodchip 20:22 27 Feb 2005

Run in Safe Mode restart computer and keep pressing F5 as it starts

  VoG II 20:25 27 Feb 2005

Agree with woodchip but you could also try the defragger Diskeeper Lite click here

  realist 20:40 27 Feb 2005

This method works for me with both Scandisk and Defragmenter:

1.Save any information in any open applications.
2.Close all open programs.
3.Turn off any active screensavers.
4.Hit CTRL-ALT-DEL. A Close Program box will appear, select any program exept for "Explorer" and "Systray" and click on End Task.
5.Repeat Step 4. until all programs except "Explorer" and "Systray" are closed.
6. Run Scandisk or Defragmenter. After they finish
reboot your computer.

You could also try installing the free "Bigfix" utility which can identify and help you with problems like this when they happen.

  mattyc_92 20:42 27 Feb 2005

It's F8, not F5... lol

  VoG II 20:49 27 Feb 2005

F5 takes you into Safe Mode.

F8 takes you to the boot menu.

LOL!

  mattyc_92 20:51 27 Feb 2005

Well you learn something new everyday... lol

  Technotiger 21:05 27 Feb 2005

Hi, I second realist's advise - from personal experience.

Cheers.

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