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how to defragment

by jojomommy36 / November 28, 2011 12:33 AM PST

gateway DX4200-09
AMD 9150e, 1.80 GHz
windows vista home premium
4GB , 64 bit
use internet explorer
been having increasing problem of "flashes" of graphics previously viewed, tho mostly in open email, the banner on the R side of the screen, flashes repeatedly on the L side, and i see it is worse if the cursor is on the R side banner
tried to defragment which is not happening, also have tried to download some of these supposed free items to "clean up" but they all want $$$ after they tell you how many problems thay have found ..help !!!

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Try these
by TWB404 / November 28, 2011 2:22 AM PST
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chkdsk /r
by KenHusveg / November 28, 2011 2:40 AM PST
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How much disk space do you have? If it's not much get rid of unnecessary files and programs and then, Run, chkdsk /r.

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still have space
by jojomommy36 / November 28, 2011 4:45 AM PST
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1 GB left of space ..tho norton often sends me messages that there is aq large amt of "disk usage"

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 29, 2011 4:40 AM PST
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