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    System Defrag @ 5%

    Tried everything I know with no luck. What am I missing?
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    Hi Stretch! Need a little more info! Are you saying defrag is stuck @5%.
    What are you using to defrag??
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...#1TC=windows-7
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    It was at 4%, and was stuck, then it went to 5% and still stuck. W$ 7 64 bit that is available. C drive defrags okay. I have it set for manual update, depending on my usage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by S t r e t c H View Post
    It was at 4%, and was stuck, then it went to 5% and still stuck. W$ 7 64 bit that is available.
    Does that mean you're trying to use Windows 7's built-in defrag program?


    Quote Originally Posted by S t r e t c H View Post
    C drive defrags okay.
    So what doesn't?


    Quote Originally Posted by S t r e t c H View Post
    I have it set for manual update, depending on my usage.
    I don't understand what that means. Could you explain?

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    Drive size(s) and % of free space would be useful.

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    I was going to suggest a chkdsk /f to see if there were any bad sectors, but as C: defrags okay then I'd be interested in your answers to BruceR's questions.

    EDIT - And Satrow's, as I believe a min of 15% free space is required for a defrag, although I've seen it complete with about 11%.
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    Hi! OK C drive defrags OK??? Are you trying to defrag another drive?? Please read all the link I attached in my first reply!
    Disk Defragmenter might take from several minutes to a few hours to finish, depending on the size and degree of fragmentation of your hard disk. You can still use your computer during the defragmentation process.

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    Yes using built in defrag. The systen won't defrag. Well you can set defrag to do it automatically where you chose the time and day to do it, or not, I chose to chose the time rather than automatically.
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    It's not a drive?????????it's the System. I have Drive C, which I can defrag. DriveD which is empty. Then there is the System which doesnot a drive designation.
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    Also this is not my first rodeo.
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    Lots of free space.
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    Ok, how many drives/partitions do you have, what size are they and how much free does each of them have?

    Perhaps a screenshot from Disk Management would help us.

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    I'm aware of the 15%, been there many years ago. Thank you.
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    I have 155 Free GB of 285 GB.
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    Hi We understand that it's not your first rodeo. We are all trying to help you solve your issue.
    Notes

    If the disk is already in exclusive use by another program or is formatted using a file system other than NTFS file system, FAT, or FAT32, it can't be defragmented.

    Network locations can't be defragmented.

    If a disk that you're expecting to see under Current status is not showing up there, it might be because it contains an error. Try to repair the disk first, then return to Disk Defragmenter to try again. See Check a drive for errors for more information.

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