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Old 11-05-2003, 06:48 AM   #11
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I agree with MOS. Run the defrag in Safe Mode. It only loads the basic drivers. I use Diskeeper 7.0 to defrag mine. Check the link below on the dell Forum. Lots of good info. Go to your OS forum and read all post about defragging or Dimension- Hard drive forum. All kinds of questions are answered about defragging.
http://delltalk.us.dell.com/supportf...46&action=edit.
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thanks for the info, I'll check it out.
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thanks for the info, I'll check it out.
How about posting some pics of your rides.
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When I go to defragment my hard disk on our old computer (WIn 9 the defragmenting program keeps resetting itself saying that changes have been made to the disk. It only gets to wher it has the little boxes on the screen. Can anyone help out with this?
Ok there'* another way to defrag & still be in normal mode too. "Disable" your Anti-Virus software before defragging. Most Anti-Virus software will NOT let anything written to your Hard Drive (Thinks it'* a Virus) & therefore stops the Defrag process. Once the Anti-Virus software is no longer in the picture, the Defrag process will continue normally. This assumes that you have Regularly defragged your Hard Drive too by the way. My 30GB Hard Drive takes 35min to defrag & I defrag once a month. The longer you wait between Defrags, the longer it takes to do the job, as just about every file has now been fragmented enough to scatter it'* info all over your hard drive.
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Try defragging a 120 gig HD that'* about 70% full. Make other plans for the weekend!!
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My 53 gig partition never takes more then a half hour, even with over 25% file fragmentation...
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Try defragging a 120 gig HD that'* about 70% full. Make other plans for the weekend!!
Running Diskeeper 7.0 it takes about 3 to 4 min to defrag my 60gb HD. Have mine set to set it and forget it.
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How about posting some pics of your rides.
Doubting my bonneville ownership? Ill go use some film this weekend and put it on CD to satisfy your desires. Hard to believe you can get 600+ posts and not have a sig pic.
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