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Old Aug 21, 2003, 10:11 PM
Gothic Gothic is offline
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Default me defrag.. drive contents changing [; ; winME]

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When defragging my hdd it gets half way through and then says that the drive contents are changing and restarts the defrag from 0. I went into task manager (ctrl, alt + del) and closed all running applications except 'explorer'. is there something i am missing. Can anyone help....

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Old Aug 21, 2003, 10:15 PM
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the built in defragger in windows stops and starts over again anytime that anything writes to the hard drive. try diskeeper lite you can find it at majorgeeks.com
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Old Aug 22, 2003, 05:13 AM
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I have the same trouble. There was a program that would let you see what's running in the background and let you stop or "kill" the programs, its name I forget... but maybe someone on here can help? I did have it on another computer some time it did the trick for me.. anyone?
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Old Aug 22, 2003, 06:02 AM
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try running the defrag in safe mode, as that'll stop most progy's from running.............just my 2 cents................
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Old Aug 22, 2003, 08:26 AM
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Yep, safe mode. hold the control key while rebooting to get to safe mode.
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Old Aug 22, 2003, 08:30 AM
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What's the command out of curiosity guys, is it defrag c:???

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