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SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. jharg, Sep 11, 2003 #12 Wisewiz Apprentice's Sorcerer My guess is that EndItAll DIDN'T. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). to test I will start it up when i go to bed and see how far it gets while i sleep.

Look at your settings closely before you defrag again, and GOOD LUCK next time! (And keep your anti-virus and anti-spyware up to date!) Wisewiz, Sep 11, 2003 #13 (You must Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Defrag freezes by WiBrid / January 21, 2005 2:44 AM PST In reply to: Defrag freezes This will sound strange, but- have you The OS will try to place a file as conveniently as possible. In reality, these frequently accessed files are likely fragmented into hundreds or even thousands of pieces.

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Sometimes a Defrag can take a while, but you can do a Disk Cleanup to get rid of any un-needed files then try to do a defrag and see if that I run scandisk once a week now. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. If not then run either of those that you have and then try Defrag again.

I thought of something else while i was out walking the dog but can't think what is was now() I'll get back when I remember Back to top #6 serioussix serioussix Also, when i run scandisk on this drive; first, it checks the drive, then decalares "no errors detected"; but then, on the "Completing task.." , it again hangs the same way. Myth #4: You can wear out your hard drive if you defragment too often. Disk Defragmenter Gets Stuck YankyBJeans09-25-2004, 06:06 PMis there a way to set a program other than the default windows defrag to run at startup?

I analyzed the c:drive and it was 6% fragmented. sounds stupid but doing the others is always succesful ( as they have no running processes) and the defragger seems to feel empowered by the success and then rips into c Maybe someone in the CNET community knows how to access Scan Disk on XP. Homepage my advice would be start a new topic with the new problem giving as much information as you can and see if you get any interest from any of the real

I hope some of this helps! Windows 7 Defrag Stuck After multiple reboots it still hangs at 32%. by MobileTech / January 26, 2005 12:59 AM PST In reply to: Now remove the case cover... If so then just let it go, it will often stick at a certain percentage for a while and then suddenly jump.

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If you have 200,000+ files on your machine, defrags can take quite some time, due to the longer times it takes a defrag program just to count the amount of files https://forums.techguy.org/threads/defragging-hang-up.75866/ Defrag could be run in the background, by a clever designer, by keeping track of the fragments and reassigning their locations during normal operation. Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter Stuck Analyzing With the release of Diskeeper 2011, we are tracking how many I/O’s Diskeeper helps save your system, making it even easier to gauge the benefits of running Diskeeper on your computer. Disk Defragmenter Stuck At Pass 1 and checkout Diskeeper.

I am hoping that HeddaLora might give an opinion on this problem as she is the one who specifically recommended diskeeper, although not the lite version as I read it. Eats up IT admin time administering. Turn off all virus scanners, email virus scanners, firewalls, and any other programs that don't need to be running. 32 kilobyte primary memory cache. 512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Compaq The weakest link in computer performance is the hard disk. Disk Defragmenter Hangs Windows 7

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Hangs up on big disks. Defrag Stuck At 0 Consolidated Why defrag your hard drive after the fact, when you can prevent the majority of fragmentation in the first place. On settings I do not ask defrag to rearange or check drive for errors.

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I realize tha you would expect more from XP, but this could be what you are seeing if you have not done a defrag in a while. You never know what the progress is. but i have had this problem and other similar with the defragger in windows xp. "drive Fitness Test" Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Google about it.

When that file later expands, this doubling effort has to repeat itself all over again — this approach remains a reactive band-aid to a never-ending problem. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! damaged View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by damaged Find Threads by damaged 05-19-2011, 07:23 PM #8 JimmyBananers Join Date: Nov 2009 Reputation: 131 Posts: 161 Quote: Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

The CGS supports artists at every level by offering a range of services to connect, inform, educate and promote digital artists worldwide. I started up defrag and it speed all the way up to pass 4 0% consolidation in like 30 minutes but now its gone up to 1% consolidation in like an One needs several lifetimes to wade through it all. Would appreciate any and all.

Files are stored on a disk in smaller logical containers, called clusters. Won’t defrag free space. The volume is 26% fragmented and the data is 34% fragmented. Fragmentation can take two forms: file fragmentation and free space fragmentation. “File fragmentation causes performance problems when reading files, while free space fragmentation causes performance problems when creating and extending files.”

I assume that also means windows itself. Myth #3: Fragmentation is not a problem unless more than 20% of the files on the disk are fragmented. have you got partitions on your harddrive? Learn More.