Even in safe mode defrag does not function.

  Revi 18:15 08 May 03
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Sometimes back I sent a query about defragging in W2K. I was advised to conduct defragging under safe mode. But even in safe mode defragging does not work. Any lights on what the problem could be?

  Ironman556 18:20 08 May 03

Have you used control + alt + delete to close any programs which are hidden? They shouldn't load in safe mode though.

You might be able to try it through DOS, but it won't be such an advanced scan. I'm not sure if you can do that with 2k though.

  anchor 19:59 08 May 03

Try Diskeeper Lite, the free version of Diskeeper.

It can be downloaded here:

click here

  kiwilamb 20:36 08 May 03

I have worked out a very fast way to defrag HDD.

Use Norton Ghost, dupm your HDD image to a new HDD, and that is.

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