Re: Hi. I cannot defrag D Recovery Drive due to lack of...
You do NOT need to defrag the recovery partition. The contents of that partition are most likely in a compressed form, and in any case, unchanging, so do not require a defrag. It's a good idea to leave the recovery partition absolutely alone.
For future reference, if you need to defragment a normal partition in low space conditions, try something advanced like Diskeeper 2008. Diskeeper is the best and most powerful defragmenter, and can defragment drives with even less than 5-10% free disk space. By comparison, the windows defragger requires atleast 15%, and yet does not defrag system files.
Re: Hi. I cannot defrag D Recovery Drive due to lack of...
For it to have gotten to that point where only 4% space is left, something that uses that drive for a temp isnt cleaning out the temp files it places there. One thing that is known to do that to the recovery partition is Norton 360. If you cannot defragment it, then you need to back up all files you want to keep, then wipe out all your partitions and reinstall the OS ( OS disc needed & recovery discs needed).
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your System may be slow due to following reason - Too many programs running at startup or in the background - Data Corruption, hard disk fragmentation - Missing Windows updates or outdated drivers - Not enough hard drive space, too many unused programs - Left over programs, old cached and temporary files So Follow these steps to fix computer problem:: - Delete all the temp files - Remove unused programs - install latest drivers from the manufacturer site - Install and run antispyware software - Free up wasted space with Disk Cleanup tool - Defragment your hard disk drive If you are unable to perform above tasks then use a single utility tool like PC Fresher that will fix windows errors that cause of system slow
Using Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition quickly restores your Notebook PC's software to its original working state. Before using the Recovery Partition, copy your data files (such as Outlook PST files) to USB storage devices or to a network drive and make note of any customized configuration settings (such as network settings).
About the Recovery Partition The Recovery Partition is a reserved space on your hard disk drive used to restore the operating system, drivers, and utilities installed on your Notebook PC at the factory.
Slowness in the laptop can be due to many reasons. You may upgrade your processor( to i5 or i7), but that will be too costly. Try increasing the RAM of your laptop. Also don't overflow your hard drive. Decrease in free space on your hard drive will ultimately slow down your laptop.
Hi, this problem is due to hardware or software issues, so make sure you don't have worm virus or some unwanted software 1-check your computer for virus with good software like Norton anti virus 2-remove unwanted software 3-use disk cleanup, defrag, scan disk on my computer 4-increase the virtual memory (search in bing.com or...) 5- make some free space on windows drive (usually is c:) 6-use registry cleaner software to clean unwanted keys if you still have problem may be you need install a fresh copy of windows ,and if your problem exist yet may be you have hardware issues so try to clean your hardware with blower for dust and ....... at last if the problem is exist yet so go find some licensed person to solve your problem in hardware issues best regards,
On my PC I scroll the mouse over the the start icon on the bottom left of desktop then click on accessories then system tools. You should see disk defragment in the list, if computer has multiple drive you should do each one ( should be a drop down menu to choose which drive to defragment) there might be a choice to check disk first and it will tell you if it needs to be done or does not need to be done at this time. Also there is a disk cleanup option that is also good to do to remove cookies and temporary files, freeing up space and increasing computer speed.
You definitely should back up your files before trying to solve the issue. To defrag first check if you have enough free space and if some programs are running that are interrupting the task. Run a diskcleanup and chkdsk. The Windows defrag program will not defrag under less than 15% free space and also sometimes if other programs write to the disk while its running. So download the trial version of a reliable commercial defragger and try. (They will defrag in less than 5% free space and run in the background).
Unfortunately the more programmes we place on our trusty laptops the more hard drive space is used and the more memmory hungry they become. If your hard drive is more than 80% full, there will be a compromise in the virtual memmory useage due to lack of space causing a slowing down of the whole system. Run Speed disk or Defrag regularly and try and remove programmes you rarely or no longer use, that will help. I cannot advise further as I don't know your OS so cannot offer any tips on speeding things up. Hope this helps.
Open "my computer" and highlight the C drive, which is basically the hard drive, at the lower left it will tell you the initial size of the hard drive and the amount if space you have left. If you don't have much space left, then you may consider a new and bigger hard drive. You can also free up some space by deleting any unused programs and running a disc defrag and disc clean up from the accessories category in the start menu.