Error Defragmenting

  SABRE 14:43 31 Jul 03
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Win 98 and trying to defrag. Get following message. "Windows cannot finish defragmenting this drive because it has encountered a problem. Click Help and carry out the instructions for running Scandisk, and then try defragmenting again". I run scandisk but it finds no errors, but still I get this message when runnibg defrag.

Any ideas.

  Stuartli 15:10 31 Jul 03

Probably because you have something running in the background - exit all programs and disable screensaver whilst defragging.

  Jean-Luc Picard 15:22 31 Jul 03

Try running chkdsk first and repair any Hdisk errors.

  SABRE 15:54 31 Jul 03

Is this the same as scandisk? Perhaps it may be best if possible to run Defrag in 'safe mode'?

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  TommyRed 16:19 31 Jul 03

Try Disabling all running programs using ctrl, alt & delete EXCEPT for explorer and systray, disable screensaver and 'quicklaunch' taskbar. Works for me on 98SE.
TR

  john-232317 16:22 31 Jul 03

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