Defragmentation of (C:) shutting down due to low power condition

Hello!

How do I bypass the power check in defrag?

I have this problem on a laptop, the laptop has a problem with the motherboard. So windows report that it is running on battery, eaven when I'm useing AC power. And I need to defragmentate my drive because the laptop is getting slower and slower...

-Olli
Olli083097Asked:
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duncs2112Commented:
Is there nothing in the bios to turn off power management?
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sramesh2kCommented:
Try from verbose mode command line:

DEFRAG C: -v
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Olli083097Author Commented:
duncs2112:
Could not find anything. (Dell Inspiron 8100)

sramesh2k:
I got the same error message.
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duncs2112Commented:
put the latest bios on it and try defragging again, or try a 3rd party defragger. i used oodefrag4pro once, it was ok.
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Olli083097Author Commented:
I used a 3rd party... Thanx!
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