SCANDISK/DEFRAG/WIN98

  MERKY 22:35 11 May 2004
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Amd 2000,80gig hd,512memory,win98se.
can not get scandisk or defrag to work in windows but works in safe mode.The hard drive is fine & shows no errors.It will not let me run windows over the top.can any one help?

  Rtus 22:43 11 May 2004

what exactly happens (error messages ?) when you attempt either in windows?

  gold 47 00:42 12 May 2004

I always defrag and scandisk under safe mode as you then have minimum use on the hard drive.
If you are running Norton SW don't use this to defrag as you can't use this software in safe mode
and using defrag under system tools gives you a different result to Norton.

  end 01:24 12 May 2004

how far WILL scan disc run before it stops?? and you will probably need to run scan disc first before disc defragment(are you running it in standard or thorough mode?( ie the scan disc bit))

  GaT7 01:25 12 May 2004

Disk Defragmentor problems - click here.

ScanDisk problems - click here.

Click on the link(s) found on the above webpages that best describe your problem(s).

"It will not let me run windows over the top" ???

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