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cant run de frag or scan check

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by kyredhead, Sep 29, 2003.

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  1. kyredhead

    kyredhead Thread Starter

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    i cant run scan check or defrag say that they are locked by a disk utilitys?? can anyone help?
     
  2. brindle

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    do you have norton anti virus running?
     
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  4. Memory_Loss

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    May be a dumb question.......but did you try it in safe mode?
     
  5. kyredhead

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    no, i do not have norton anti virus running, and that link didnt help anything else???
     
  6. brindle

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    Have you shutdown your screensaver,anti-virus,firewall and all programs running in the background except explorer and systray?
    When was the last time you ran defrag? Have you tried scandisk in dos mode?
    Did you try it in safe mode as suggested?
     
  7. skyman

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    I assume you are running Windows, what version?
     
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