defrag does not work as it used to.
it is not as efficient.
I use Auslogic Disk Defrag instead.
FREE, FASTER and runs on xp and vista both 32 and 64 bit versions.
"David A. Lessnau" <DavidALessnau@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:FF1B16E5-DDFA-4A80-A253-A2B91499E35D@microsoft.com...
You could try defragging from the Command Prompt. It has to run in Admin
mode, so go to Start and find wherever the program is (I've moved mine, but
I believe it normally sits under All Programs | Accessories). Right-click
on it and select "Run as Administrator." Type "defrag -?" for the options
available. You can probably get by with just typing "defrag" for a default
defragment. I tend to use "defrag -c -w -v" (that defrags all volumes,
attempts to defrag things it normally wouldn't (too big), and gives verbose
"VistaUser51" <VistaUser51@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have Vista Home Basic and the darn thing won't defrag. I have tried
> multiple times to defrag and every time the computer acts like it's
> and then says "You could improve performance by defragmenting your
> harddrive." This is getting on my nerves. Anybody got any suggestions?