RE: Defrag.exe in Windows Vista Dos window STILL running!
By the way, I am running my system in SAFE MODE right now.. (hope it actually
"Gil Tennant" wrote:
> I normally let Vista perform a regularly scheduled Defrag, but I was having
> performance issues that did not appear to be infection related (scanned the
> Dell laptop with AVG/Kaspersky online/Trojan Remover and found nothing).
> Around 4pm I started "defrag.exe c: -c -w -v" in a dos window, under Vista
> Well, it displayed a brief text report, early on, in the dos window, and the
> drive light has been blinking away, with obvious activity for the past 10
> hours! The dos screen's cursor is sitting there blinking (and giving me no
> indication, of course, how many more hours I am going to have to wait for it
> to finish)... I can do other tasks out side the dos window and run things
> normally, but I'd like to take my defragger and go home now, it's getting
> late. LOL!
> How does one stop this safely?
> AND, anything else out there that will give me SOME kind of idea when the
> "drive blinkies" will end, when I defrag? Open to third party solutions...
> I don't want to simply kill the task, unless I know that the files won't be
> left in a damaged state (but then again, they may already be shuffled like a
> deck of cards by a dealer with convulsize tendencies).
> Gil Tennant