Defrag Troubles.

  k9bite 12:02 19 Apr 03

Whenever I use `defrag', it takes ages. It runs for a minute then closes with the message `contents of drive changed. defrag is restarting'.

I closed down `Norton' thinking that this was the problem, but I've obviously got something else running that is interupting the defrag facility. Any suggestion gratefully appreciated?

  muppetmark 12:07 19 Apr 03

Try running defrag in safe mode, with screensaver disabled

  Totally-braindead 12:07 19 Apr 03

Try running scandisk first, then defrag the drive and see if this makes any difference.

  anchor 12:34 19 Apr 03

Do as muppetmark suggests; defrag in Safe Mode. This should solve your problem.

You could also try the excellent, and free, Diskeeper-Lite

click here

  F11F7 18:56 20 Apr 03

you could press ctrl+alt+delete and highlight and end task on everything except explorer(because thats your windows) as well disabling any antivirus, and switch off screen worked for me

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