Disk Defragment


I was going to do defragment on one of the machines.  But it was hanging not doing anything.  Is this normal?  Thanks.
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just noticed that you were not assigning strings there ... just  pointer manipulation ... that will work fine once search_str is declared properly ...

move char * search_str to the beginning of the function and everything should work well.
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Hi mcrmg,
Try running defrag in safe mode :0) Press F8 as the system boots

or run chkdsk first

start >run >chkdsk


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sorry ... posted in the worng question ... please ignore the post ...
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Dear mcrmg,

Just make sure there are no programs running at the background like Anti-virus , any schedule tasks etc..

Kill all the unwanted process going to task manager.

Have the latest update for your windows 2000..

also make sure at least 20% of the disk is free or else a defrag will not run
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