Defrag will not start in safe mode

  [DELETED] 13:21 02 Dec 2003

I use XP on my computer which has two hard drives both partitioned, C windows, D photos, H programs, I backups and J Windows backup. Running diskeeper on C shows a big red stripe even tho it says there is no fragments. Norton speed disk shows the same but describes as unmoveable. Ive turned everthing off in task manager no different. Neither the standard or diskeeper defrag will start in safe mode. Any ideas.

  [DELETED] 13:39 02 Dec 2003

Run sfc 1st.

  [DELETED] 14:02 02 Dec 2003

Thanks Michelle but I carried on trying things and thinking. I did not realise was that there must be a pagefile on the windows drive. What I was seeing was a sort of ghost pagefile of around 2g. I set it at 50mb and its back to normal. As for defrag I got it to work in safe mode eventually by uninstalling diskeeper.

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