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Unable to run defrag

by Tomwill1 / December 29, 2012 6:00 AM PST

I have tried to run disk defrag but every time I do it I get a error saying cheeks is scheduled to run. I have tried running chkdsk /f and chkdsk / r but still get the same it says do I want to run it next time it reboots but I cn put in yes or no and nothing happens....any suggestions

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If you reply YES and then reboot, does it run?
by wpgwpg / December 29, 2012 6:05 AM PST
In reply to: Unable to run defrag

If not, then try booting to the Command Prompt (by hitting F8 about once a second when you power on) and give it a try there. If neither works, you'll need to get a bootable disc with something like Ubuntu, UBCD, or a Windows 7 repair disc and run chkdsk from that.

Good luck.

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Tried Stopping "Cheeks" From Starting?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 31, 2012 3:41 AM PST
In reply to: Unable to run defrag

It's not clear what "cheeks" is, but if it's a standard program which runs at startup, you might try opening "msconfig" from Start-Run, then UNCHECK the Cheeks program..

Hope this helps.


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