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Automatic Running Scandisk & Defrag.

Here's a real puzzler. If I leave the PC for any length of time, 15mins + when I come back either scandisk or defrag are running..??  They are not actually doing anything that I can see, but seem to be going through the motions ? The moment I touch the mouse, whichever is on screen at the time dissapears and I can carry on as normal. ' What is going on ' ?
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Rob3rto
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Rob3rto
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sirbountyCommented:
Try this:

Start->Run->CMD <Enter

Now type:

AT <Enter>
Anything there?

Now type:
schtasks <Enter>
Anything there?
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blue_zeeCommented:
Check Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Scheduled Tasks.

Double click Disk Defragmenter and either disable if you want to or click the Settings tab and untick "Only start the task if the computer has been idle for at least" (the number of minutes you want to set it to wait).

Do the same with Scandisk.

You can always change the settings according to your wishes.

Good luck.

Zee
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nobusCommented:
>>  The moment I touch the mouse, whichever is on screen at the time dissapears and I can carry on as normal. ' What is going on ' ?   <<  are you sure it is not a screensaver that displays as a disk scan ? check in screensaversection of display
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Rob3rtoAuthor Commented:
Thank you all,  blue zee you were right on the money.  Funny, but I have no reccolection of setting that up ?
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blue_zeeCommented:
Thank you, glad I could help.

Zee
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