Sometimes, I wonder if the problem really isn't severe enough to worry about, and go through all this effort. couldn't defragment my hard drive. Tags:hard drivepartitiondefragment machine501 January 5, 2011 at 09:01:58 Specs: Windows XP, 512 MB I limit what web sites I go to anymore, as unless I figure out what's going on, I'm solved Help, I can't use my computer because it shuts stuff off, yet doesn't turn off completely. weblink
Sometimes the built in version does this > but sometimes it merely defragments and leaves unused space between the used > groups of files.> > 2. Type Y and hit OK or Enter. Does that make sense?A lot of techs will tell you just like your brother says but I myself think why take the chance. They're only historic updates packages. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-defrag-c-drive-278387/
I've tried a "clean boot," and Heavens knows what else (I'm not that computer literate), but I still have that lag! Normally Vista does not need the disk for SFC /Scannow to work Edited by rshaffer61, 16 January 2010 - 05:39 PM. 0 #13 MarshallO Posted 19 January 2010 - 07:46 PM Now however, the dragmenter runs quickly and there is no> improvement.
Is this same as the kind of chkdsk you wanted me to run, or is it not as complete?Thanks!Log Name: ApplicationSource: Microsoft-Windows-WininitDate: 1/16/2010 1:36:25 PMEvent ID: 1001Task Category: NoneLevel: InformationKeywords: ClassicUser: Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Can't defrag C drive by riversr_work / Previous ArticleNext ArticleComments Jeanne : Before defragmenting disk, you should do something in advance. 1. Defraggler Acronis True Image is my personal favourite but other cloning utilities, some of which are free.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Defrag C Drive by rickhernandez7 / January 6, 2008 1:00 AM PST In reply to: Can't defrag C drive I downloaded and Installed Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter Was Scheduled Using Another Program It's the optimum solution to fragmentation problems. Bought completely new microsd and card reader but my computer can\'t read it a a Can't completely use HDD after SSD installed More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/cant-run-defrag-because-chkdsk-f-is-scheduled-cant/28d858c6-3477-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5 it's free and does a fantastic job of disposing off temporary files and resetting the browser caches.
Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.Confirm that you want to delete the files by http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/cant-defrag-drive-under-xp-260300/ Can't defrag the damn thing. Can't Defrag Windows 10 Welcome to GeeksToGo, I'm sorry to hear about your issue. Defrag Not Working Windows 10 Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.
Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. They are temporary files when installing the programs, cache files after browsing, DLL files left by deleting software and error files produced by shutting down the computer forcedly. Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... I realize that, if I were using 90 % of the total hard drive space, I would be in trouble.... Disk Still Fragmented After Defrag
Can someone shed some light on this for me please?In the general case:1. I just reinstalled everything, but I bet soon I'll be in the same boat. The more freespace on the drive / partition, the more likely it is that all fragments will beeliminated.Free space cannot be defragmented with the Windows XP Disk Defragmenter.Neither can your pagefile http://softwaresecurityengineering.com/windows-10/default-drive-action.html Windows XP can't Defrag C due to scheduled chkdsk /f Started by TheManInTheCUBE , Mar 08 2009 10:26 PM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 TheManInTheCUBE
Certain system files, and even some software, has files that must stay on a fixed position on the drive. Now the next step you will probably need oyur XP disk but i am going to include the instructions for with and without the disk.Is the main issue that the system or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
but only used in this way:do an offline defrag first - no matter what it tells you to do.then do a quick defrag onlythen do a windows defrag.I find that the Thanks to all for your replies. Can't find your answer ? by tallin / January 5, 2008 7:24 AM PST In reply to: Get Diskeeper It disables your Windows Defragger and you cannot get it back unless you uninstall Diskeeper._________________________IOBit Smartdefrag worked
HDD with free space scattered all over even after defrag Windows 7 - Cannot shrink volume even with free space and defrag. still said I needed 15% free space. Are there any disk utilities that will move all files to the beginning of > the disk in addition to defragging? http://softwaresecurityengineering.com/windows-10/xp-pc-will-not-logon-to-nas-drive-passworded-share.html The first couple times I defragmented it, it did improve slightly.
If not get the portable version and load it onto a flash drive and run it with the Windows Updates selected as well as all the IE except Autocomplete and passwords, Try defraggler.http://www.piriform.com/defraggler I ran windirstat. NJBIVJun 15, 2013, 2:53 AM Hawkeye22 said: Run disk cleanup. On reboot the system will start the chkdsk operationThis one will take longer then chkdsk /fNote...
Sometimes the built in version does > this> but sometimes it merely defragments and leaves unused space between the > used> groups of files.>> 2. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, Are there any disk utilities that will move all the "unmovable" > (green)> files together?>> I've tried "Diskeeper" but it does no better with all these issues than > the> built