Defrag

Jewelzz

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Seems something has happened to defrag (software?). I was going to defrag my system today but when I click it (XPs built in defrag) it says "Windows cannot open this file ... File: dfrg.msc" What are some other dfrag softwares I can use?
 

Jewelzz

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I'm poor and can't afford Vista. Thanks for the link, I'll check them out.
 

Electronic Punk

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Oh yeah, will remember to hook you up with a copy next week :eek:
Gonna be distracted all weekend
 

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Steer clear of Diskeeper 10, I trialled it and it quadroupled my bootup time, sent an email to support, they said it's a known bug thats only affecting a few customers computers. Thanks! I said, and un-installed it immediately.


Must be me, I also 'purchased' Acronis 10 at the same, installed no problem, thought I would do a back-up of Outlook email folders, as this was why I initailly bought it, and hey presto! It crashed! 'Great', fired of email and guess what, 'known bug', and still not fixed from Oct 2006.

Geezer.
 
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kcnychief

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What's her name? :p

Don't you mean HIS name? :D

Steer clear of Diskeeper 10, I trialled it and it quadroupled my bootup time, sent an email to support, they said it's a known bug thats only affecting a few customers computers. Thanks! I said, and un-installed it immediately.


Must be me, I also 'purchased' Acronis 10 at the same, installed no problem, thought I would do a back-up of Outlook email folders, as this was why I initailly bought it, and hey presto! It crashed! 'Great', fired of email and guess what, 'known bug', and still not fixed from Oct 2006.

Geezer.

Diskkeeper 2007 is much improved over version 10 :)

Seems something has happened to defrag (software?). I was going to defrag my system today but when I click it (XPs built in defrag) it says "Windows cannot open this file ... File: dfrg.msc" What are some other dfrag softwares I can use?
I would insert your CD and run a "sfc /scannow" from the Run box, this would probably fix it.
 

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Get Diskeeper 2007, it works very well and also has an "Automatic Defragmentation" feature so the program checks and defrags your drives in the background.
 
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Gona leave me out in the cold then? :cry:
Just offer me a price for a copy... :nervous:

hey hey if we are begging hook me up too. lol. gona have to *find* a copy or buy one in the next few weeks.
 

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This is a DOS version, but still it's free. I have it run every week in the middle of the night on my different drives so I don't care about it being text.

C:\WINDOWS\system32\defrag.exe
 

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