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Defrag not working

Defrag slows down or stops during operation by jmatt
Posted: 30 Jan 03

Toggle F8 or press Ctrl key during bootup ( depends on your computer ) , choose Command prompt only ( NOT Safe mode Command prompt ), then at the C: prompt , type Scandisk /all & press Enter .
When finished , type win & press Enter .

Download >
Layout.zip , fixes desktop layout , for when you come out of Safe Mode . It can restore your Desktop , back the way it was .

Run defrag in Safe mode 1st , then download ME defrag .

Toggle F8 or press Ctrl key during bootup ( depends on your comp ), choose safe-mode .


Windows ME defrag ( free ) , very fast . I don't need to close ( ctrl/alt/delete , I don't use a screen saver ) anything down to run defrag , no restarts .

Get it from here .


Open Windows Explorer , go down to Windows , left click on the yellow folder , this opens the right hand panel .
Scroll down to defrag & write down the exact name . Next , right click on defrag , scroll down to rename & click on it . Now left click at the end of defrag & add the word old . So if you had the word defrag , it now becomes defragold .
Now rename MEdefrag to whatever you wrote down ( usually Defrag ) , drag & drop it on the yellow Windows folder or anywhere in the right hand side .
Both achive the same thing & Windows will after you close , put it alphabetically . That's it .

Or if you comfortable with altering files , just Copy & Paste ME defrag ( make sure it is named Defrag ) into the folder .


Also , to make ME Defrag even Faster for it's 1st run ( you may have a corrupt file ) from Windows Explorer , Delete all the files ( except the read only file ) in Windows > Applog . Taskmon will rebuild the Applog file .

To view Applog , do this .
Windows Explorer > View > Folder Options > View , click on Show all files . Click OK .

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