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PLEASE??!! thank you! Can someone tell me how the directions differ? I haved had a Vista machine for almost a year now.I normally use the windows defragmenter once a week with no issues. this content

But, I cannot defrag the "F" hard drive, and I need to. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. 03-23-2011, 10:21 AM #4 Michael_Larsen Visiting ExpertMicrosoft Support Team Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: Thanks, Lindsay Lindsay 5/11/2005 11:19 a.m. #re: How To: Fix Windows Built in Defragmenter A very pleasant site which made me passed an owl moment. It does cost money but for me it's worth it because I think I have about 5 or 6 Terabytes of hard drive space to deal with.

You might try it. thank you! If you have User Account Control enabled on your computer, you'll see a message box asking if you're sure you want to go to the Disk Defragmenter. YOU RULE!!!!!

YOU RULE!!!!! Maybe more technically experienced and articulate contributors to this board can test my theory and rewrite a simpler and more concise answer for others suffering from this problem. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top AST Posts: 192 This post has been reported. When you open up the Defrag panel, is 'Run on a schedule' checked ?

He has been a Microsoft MVP [2003 to 2012] who contributes to various Windows support forums. any other ideas? Ted G 29/01/2005 11:34 p.m. #re: How To: Fix Windows Built in Defragmenter A last solution : Try another defragmenter (not Diskeeper witch also does not start on my PC). http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/236488-44-running-disk-defragmenter-vista-issue ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

thank you! In other words, the hard drive is not dying, and there's no corrupted data on it. The Startup type of the service should be set to AutomaticIf the service is set to Disabled, and the Startup type dropdown options are grayed out, use the REG fix (scheduler.reg) Gotta fix???