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\015 Monthly I run disk clean-up, disk scan, delete cookies and disk defrag. Recently disk defrag cannot finish. During defrag, at about 75% finish, I get a message '' We cannot finish defragmenting this drive because it has encountered a problem. Click Help and carryout the instructions for running Scan Disk, and then try defrag again. ID # DEFRAG 00205.I then run a ''Through'' and ''advanced'' Scan Disk. Try defrag again and get same results with same error message.This is an old system-- HP Pavilion with Windows 98. I only use computer for e-mail and limited web surfing, MS Works and spreadsheet.Is there something I can do to complete disk defrag? Am I in danger of losing the disk drive? What are your suggested corrections/ actions?\015

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Hi!
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\015\012Seen that before! microsofts defrag tool isent the best one if i may say so. If you have any programs running in the background it wont finnish, so you can either stop all running programs manualy and the defrag will finnish, OR you can Use another defrag tool,
\015\012Here are two:
\015\012O&O Defrag is one of the best, but its not free:
\015\012http://www.oo-software.com/home/en/products/oodefrag/?gclid=CLy7z-WPuZkCFYR_3godMXrD4w
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\015\012Auslogics Disk Defrag is a good toll and its free:
\015\012http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag/download
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\015\012Now, make your chioce and enjoy a good defrag tool:)
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\015\012Good luck
\015\012Nic
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