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defragmentaion of hard disc

Mike Shearer
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defragmentaion of hard disc

The 6306 was slowing down so I decided to defragment the drive after 18 months of use. The Operation starts and stops after approx 1% and restarts aver and over. Am I doing something stupid or do I ahve a problem?

 

 

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paul courry
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Re: defragmentaion of hard disc

I am not familiar with the "6306", but as a general rule if something accesses the disk the defrag starts over. Kill all apps including your virus scanner and try again.
Curt Thompson
Respected Contributor

Re: defragmentaion of hard disc

Hello Mike,

Also, stop your screen saver. An active screen saver is an 'app' that will kill a disk defrag.

Good Luck,
Curt