defragmenting c drive problem

  chiquita 17:39 29 Aug 2004
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I have Win 98 on a gateway solo 2150 and when trying to defrag, the system pauses on 2% and then struggles to get up to 4%. Goes back to 0 and starts again repeatedly never going above 4% even after 2 hours. The screen saver is switched off. Looking for details to no avail, blank screen. Never had problem on other kit. Does this indicate a mechanical fault, although all else works. Grateful for any help or opinions.
Thanks Chiquita.

  VoG II 17:44 29 Aug 2004

Try using Diskeeper Lite click here

  johnnyrocker 17:48 29 Aug 2004

either use vog suggestion or defrag in safe mode and leave it to do it overnight.

johnny.

  canard 18:50 29 Aug 2004

You've probably got another programme running- antivirus most likely- check for others- Processview or Enditall will tell you.

  chiquita 19:29 29 Aug 2004

Thanks to Vog, johnnyrocker and canard. Yes there is antivirus running. All understood now.
Muchas gracias! Chiquita

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