Problems defragmenting under Windows 98 SE

  Acco 21:33 04 Mar 2004

Can anybody tell me why I can't defragment my hard disk under Windows 98 SE? The program starts but does not proceed beyond 0%!

  Diodorus Siculus 21:36 04 Mar 2004

Likely because something else is running!

Try in safe mode.

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  sattman 21:44 04 Mar 2004

Sounds like a running programme is preventing it starting. Try closing down running programmes using cnt-alt-del But do not close Explorer or Systray.

  User-312386 21:47 04 Mar 2004

restart computer and start tapping F5 key, this will take you into safe mode.

carry out a scandisc first

now carry out a defrag

restart computer

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