cant defrag xp

  willhay 18:30 18 Oct 2003

When I try to defrag my c:\ drive i keep getting the message that I should run scan disk or check disk as there is errors on the drive, I have run chkdsk but it does'ny help and I cannot find scan disc so how do I correct the faults and run defrag

  VoG II 18:32 18 Oct 2003

chkdks is the XP name for Scandisk (so you won't find Scandisk).

Have you done the full chkdsk?

  VoG II 18:37 18 Oct 2003

Sorry a bit more detail might help!

Open My Computer, right click C drive and select Properties. On the Tools tab in Error checking click the Check now button. On the next screen tick both boxes and click the Start button.

  Enoch 18:37 18 Oct 2003

Run "Check Disc" and tick "auto repair" you will then be able to run defrag without getting a message

  willhay 19:02 18 Oct 2003

Thanx for the help everyone, you solved the problem for me

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