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Defrag try 2 run my defragment! but when i get the pop up and hit run it does nothing

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  • chrome01 May 10, 2008

    tried this solution but there was nothing in the left column for defrag only disc manegment cliked on that and varius drives that came up healthy

  • chrome01 May 10, 2008

    is this option for vista 32bit as well i c it states windows xp2000?

  • chrome01 May 11, 2008

    Tried this and same thing, box pops up than hit continue and it disappears and does nothing. defrag shows in the start up or currently running list but nothing shows as actually happening.

    Tried to restart and same thing.

    Is there a way to get an actual owners manuel for these **** things anymore? seems all they want to give you is quick set up guides!

    Are you telling me that the Vista program has no setting to negate the default so a person can check thier defrag on thier own accord without using 50 differant commands, and if so would it not be better to get a third party defrag program?

  • chrome01 May 11, 2008

    When i do this all i get is the user control box which in turn asks to continue or cancel when i click on continue the control box disappears and nothing about defrag now

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Hey chrome01 - just wanted to check something. You said you are having a problem running your defrag. Now DON'T rate this yet because it should run if you did it right and I know you did but I have to check - you understand. Did you go to your start button>all programs>accessories>system tools>disk defragment>defragment now? First of all if you did, don't say here comes another person that doesn't know what they're talking about. I'm just checking. I'm coming in on the tail end here. What happens when you click defragment now? Did you know that by default Vista is set to defrag your drive once a week? It may be that your drive is in good enough shape that Vista doesn't think it needs it. There is a manual way to it if you really want to. It's done through your command line. I can help you through it as it has several options and commands you must type. Let me know exactly what happened and if you would like to try the other way. Thanks.

Jeff

P.S. -If your system is slow there are several easy ways to speed it up besides defrag. Wait to hear back.

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    Jeffrey Pemberton May 11, 2008

    Hi chrome01 - there's something I would like you to try. I know, all we ever do is ask you you to try things. Bare with me please. You are used to seeing defrag from XP or a third party with all the colors and numbers and all that. Vista defrag is a much more toned down version. No fancy stuff. By now you obviously know how to start defrag through system tools>disk defragmener yada yada. Go ahead and start it and click on defragment now. Have patience please. Now, after you click on defragment now and you think it's doing nothing, go down to an empty space on task bar and right click. Click on Task Manager. When that opens up, click on the applications tab. Do you see disk defrag listed under that tab? If you do, problem solved, defrag is working, rate this as fixed. Let me know either way. I don't think you have a problem with your defragmentation. It's designed to totally run in the background, nothing fancy.

    If this finally solves the problem, rate this as fixed and if you still want a third party defrag program I'll recommend one. Let me know what happens. Thanks.



    Jeff

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Restart the pc

then right click on your computer
select manage
then on the left side find the defragment

try to do it there.

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