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Please remember to be considerate of other members. Ask ! Thanks. You certainly want to take this opportunity to defragment the disk before doing anything else. 5.

After properties, click tools and continue as you said. I have not manually run Disk Defragmenter in almost a year yet my PC runs quickly. The system will reboot when it is done.After than, your defrag command should execute.Chkdsk Explained, Understanding What Chkdsk Does - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314835/EN-US/ How to Understand and Use Chkdsk in Windows XP - When I go to run and enter chkdsk/f a widow appears stating can not find chkdsk/f.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. HELP!I think that some program loads before the chkdsk starts, but i donthave idea where to look for such a program. (i checked already themicrosoft/windows/current version/run, run once registry keys andmsconfig The problem is that Chkdsk just never starts so I am stuff now not being able to defragment my hard drive. I had uninstalled Webrood Spysweeper Just read your instructions in full Wannabe1, and I think I have followed them from your previous advice to Lifeson in February.

  • In fact, the lasttime> I manually defragged was after installing SP 2.>> Ted Zieglar>> "xy2z" wrote in message> news:xy2z.1u43q4@pcbanter.net...> >> > Bruce H.
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  • So please start with a fresh new thread, explain your problem, tell what programs you download while trying to solve it, and what EXACTLY each one of them says.Kees Flag Permalink
  • It won't move or stop or close.
  • And I get the following pop-up: "Disk Defragmenter was scheduled using another program video help | post reply | read more please wait...Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

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I cannot defragment because of a popup which reads, "Disk Defragmenter has detected that Chkdsk is scheduled to run on the volume (C:). If you disk is NFTS, you can as well run Chkdsk /x. When I run chkdsk/f from a DOS prompt I get>> another message that "the file system is NTFS; cannot lock current>> drive.>> Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use Nothing moves whether I hit enter, esc, tap, backspace, any of the arrows, F8 or any of the F taps or an ctrl-alt-del .

Haha, sometimes the simplest solutions are the best Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Minor registry setting problem... Windows XP can't Defrag C due to scheduled chkdsk /f Started by TheManInTheCUBE , Mar 08 2009 10:26 PM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 TheManInTheCUBE James Prescott Oct 25, 2004, 06:25am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: disk defragmenter problemthat was like 7 months ago, if Any suggestions?

I am running XP and haven't been able to defrag for 6 months. So please start with a fresh new thread, explain your problem, tell what programs you download while trying to solve it, and what EXACTLY each one of them says.Kees Flag Permalink Please run Chkdsk/f. I started to get the message on that too and then realised it was down to the AOL software.

Just click on "OK" and go ahead. 2. Being regular with maintenance tasks> like diskcleanup, CHKDSK, defrag etc lends stability to the system. I found a utility on a Bart's Ultimate Boot CD that worked for me after searching all over the place. Thanks.Michael A.

Please run Chkdsk/f. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers If it won't work, it can still mean a few things but I am really thinking a bad hard drive or corrupt OS. You can now defrag Flag Permalink This was helpful (5) Collapse - Great job groking this out and explaining it by reachgrant / September 21, 2011 11:20 AM PDT In reply

Does this look right to you? 0 #14 wannabe1 Posted 14 March 2006 - 12:14 AM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts Do you see both of the following?C:\Documents and Settings\Michael You then reboot up your computer and it performs no checkdsk. Click on "Start" and choose "Run".

Thanks Wannabe1.

Click here to Register a free account now! Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. How can I find out? What is Chkdsk and where do I find it?

To determine if a reinstall of Windows will fix the issue, place your REcovery disc in the DVD/CD drive, then restart the computer.. Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags More Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial The> > more regularly you defrag, the lesser it will take each time to> > complete. Anyway ...

Murray 0 #7 Yeoman Posted 13 March 2006 - 08:06 PM Yeoman Member Topic Starter Member 90 posts Sorry Murray S., not quite with you - where is the Checkdisk option? by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 25, 2008 11:48 AM PDT In reply to: chkdsk problem The problem you've experienced could be the result of corrupted files or possibly a TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro Can you type anything?Paul Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I don't know if its officially hanging but its frozen by mrivory / July 1, 2006 11:31 AM PDT

Try to think of it as a fresh start, walking on air, no more error OS. Would you > like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system > restarts?" I do not respond "yes" to this question, because I don't see how The only thing I can do is to hold down the on button until the machine cuts off.But when I restart the machine I don't get and messages that the machine location: microsoft.com - date: December 6, 2009 I was trying to use the Disk Defragmenter and I got this message 'Disk Defragmenter has detected that Chkdsk is scheduled to run on

ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - N or Y by neonblade / September 21, 2009 4:48 PM PDT In reply to: (NT) What happens if you reply N (in Thank you so much. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - can't use defragmenter because of (Chkdsk/f) by lchicopee / September 24, 2007 8:14 AM PDT In reply to: Can't use Disk Defragmenter because

Is this how it works, or will it only conduct one on re-boot? 0 #10 Yeoman Posted 13 March 2006 - 08:13 PM Yeoman Member Topic Starter Member 90 posts Thanks I have been trying to fix this for so long now, that I might have three or four scans lined up in the background one after another. Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hit N instead of Y by PKsteven / June 26, 2006 3:51 AM PDT In reply to: (NT) Haven't tried saying N to

by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 24, 2007 9:08 AM PDT In reply to: can't use defragmenter because of (Chkdsk/f) Follow the instructions below to run Error Checking/Chkdsk in XP:How Register now! Name (required) Email (required) Website Speak your mind Recommended Buy FaceBook Blaster Pro "Unlimited License" Recent Posts How to upload or download files to or from website using Windows Explorer -without Paul Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Chkdsk /f cannot defrag by gigperformer / July 19, 2009 7:22 AM PDT In reply to: (NT) What happens if you reply