mark. I tried to talk him into reformatting and starting over, but he does not have his original XP software Steve Campbell August 23, 2010 at 9:10 pm It looks to me When I update the program it reads completed successfully, and gives a error code. Winzip wants to install it on the C: Drive with no other option. his comment is here
Methinks you've saved me from unnecessarily wasting time - which, after all, is the purpose of your advisory column, not so? Anyway, it doesn't really matter if the problem still remain, since it won't hamper my computer capability that much, THANKS! 09-24-2008, 11:31 PM #5 Stu_computer retired Join Date: Install it, turn on auto defrag, and let it run in the background to clear up as much fragmentation as it can. Please check the defragmentation report for the list of these files." This implies that there are "some files" that it should be able to defrag, but for some unknown reason is http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-some-files-on-this-volume-could-not-be-defragmented-294668.html
another program norton system scan also cant get past like 3% just like the windows defag. Perhaps I can treat the My Docs folder in a similar fashion? If you think they are an issue, figure out what they are and decide if you can delete them or not. I've no idea how important its being fragmented is.
It did not do one large 11 gb file, so I assume that large files are the problem. When you defrag files the pieces of the file are physically arranged for quicker access. After booting into safe mode go to Start/all programs/accessories/system tools/Disk Defragmenter. I have more than 15% free space. 2.
After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! Boyd August 23, 2010 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email I am trying to defrag my son's hard drive. Christmas TV - The best TV to watch at Christmas 2016: How to watch TV on your phone, tablet,… 1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years 10 great Off-topic comments will be removed.
Allow me to explain. I turned off my screen saver and antivirus. 3. I don't see why it is necessary.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try This....Not So Good by mzarr / October 27, 2007 7:31 AM PDT In reply to: This is soooo refeshing because, imho, 99% of these wannabe-helpful sites are dangerous to the average laptop dilettante.
Yes, I've upped the Virtual Memory to 2Gb but I still have only around 450Mb of RAM available. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/files-hard-drive-defragmented-windows/ PageDefrag will do it but you can also do it yourself for a better psychological good feeling that it has really been done. I'm only a typist with benefits! What isÂ ‘defragging', and why should I do it?
When it's so heavily fragmented, it will definitely affect performance. this content I recently also tried some well-rated defragger freeware but all they could do is try load me up with unwanted add-ons, nothing else. If > you don't like them and think they are a problem, delete them. Sometimes people are worried about pagefile fragmentation and how to eliminate it.
It makes searching files faster while slightly slowing down hard drive access always. I personally recommend backing up your files and reformatting your hard drive every year or two. This is after I have completely emptied my hard drive of photos, videos, documents, pictures, etc. (moved to external hard drive). http://deftmag.com/some-files/some-files-on-this-volume-could-not-be-defragmented-fix.html Each time analysis is run, the message “You should defrag this volume” is displayed.
I re-formatted my hdd and reinstalled XPSp3 a few months before MS ceased XP support in order to ‘refresh' this device and ensure it'll ‘live' until 2019. You can also run a manual defrag if you like. Sometimes people are worried about pagefile fragmentation and how to eliminate it.
You have to install it, then run it, like most programs. The page file also seems to be very very badly fragmented.To clear up the fragmentation quickly, my suggestion is to first do a disk cleanup, and then download a free trial I don't know what that > means (perhaps someone will enlighten me), but might they be the villains > of > the piece? > I'm really stumped, and in need of So the question is what files is Defrag unable to defragment, and why?
Sign Up Now! Do you have any of those files on your system? Can any of those Roxio Temp files be removed or are they needed by Roxio? check over here Therefore it should >> not report that it was "unable" to defragment these files, since it >> doesn't >> even try. >> When Defrag finishes, it says, >> "Defragmentation is complete
MANY applications make assumptions about what they can or cannot put there. I desperately need the solution, my conputer is running in a turtle speed. All rights reserved. Don't worry about them.
Is it safe? It is my understanding that the Windows XP Defrag > utility does not defragment files in the Recycle Bin, the page file, the > Bootsect.dos, Safeboot.csv, Memory.dmp, among others. Thanks for you help, Mac2011 P.S. The "problem" that defragging solves is simply that when all those pieces are nextÂ to each other and in order, the hard disk has to do a lot less work to access
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