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I Can't De-frag My Harddrive


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#1 depiep

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 05:45 PM

When I try to defrag my harddrive (c:) is says that defrag has determined that the execute of chkdsk is planned on the volume c:

run chkdsk /f.

But when I try to run chkdsk it says:

Can't run chkdsk /f because the volume is used by an other process. Do you want to have this volume checked as soon the computer has reboot next time? Y/N?

If I say yes, it never runs chkdsk.

I have tried to run chkdsk in safe mode and also defrag but still it doesn't work.

Because I have a dutch version of Windows XP Home Edition I have to translate all to English and hope I done right!!

Please help me out!

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Posted 23 November 2006 - 07:25 AM

Try this command at the command prompt: "chkntfs /D" (without the quotes)

Then, try this fix (not specifically for your problem, but it may help): http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-72388.php
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