Diskeeper lite freezes

  Never again 15:04 06 Feb 2004

I have a p3 800 with 512 mb ram running win me.

I am badly in need of a defrag and as both windows defrag and nortons speed disk keep restarting and take ages, I decided to download diskeeper lite as recommedned in a few previous threads.

Downloaded and installed ok but froze at 30% with everthing running in the background as normal.

Then I shut it all down apart from systray and explorer but it froze again at 30%, where its sat for the last 10 minutes.

Any ideas please?

  thisisnighthawk 15:11 06 Feb 2004

strange you should say that, because mine stops at about 40% for what seems like ages, then finally moves on, does it every time...

  Never again 15:14 06 Feb 2004

Roughly how long is ages, and does it always finish.

I don't mind if it does the job if there are a few bugs in it - after all it is free.

  thisisnighthawk 15:16 06 Feb 2004

it has always got there in the end..

  thisisnighthawk 15:23 06 Feb 2004

just timed it, started at 15.21 within half a minute it was at 40% where it stayed for 4 minutes, then moved on and finished 45 secs later.

  Never again 15:42 06 Feb 2004


I'm still at 30% and it must be about 40 minutes.

The timer on the helpline doesn't seem to be right does it?

oh hang on - I just went to check it before I posted and its gone up to 40%.

Do you think that it may take longer when run for the first time?

  thisisnighthawk 15:48 06 Feb 2004

my guess is, once it has completed it for the first time, it will be ok for the future..

  Never again 15:54 06 Feb 2004

Thanks for the advice.

I'm going to come off the internet now , just in case this is affecting it and I'll let you know later.

  Never again 19:30 08 Feb 2004

Thanks for the advice thisisnighthawk

It is running ok now and seems a lot faster that either windows defrag or norton speed disk.

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