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Solved "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by hitter10 on Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:23 am

whenever i try to use disk defragmenter, it says "Disk Defragmenter could not start". Im not sure why, can anyone help me out.

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Solved Re: "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by Doctor Inferno on Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:39 am

Hello,
Most probably because a malware disabled page files on your system.
    1. Start the Control Panel System applet (go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, and click System).
    2. Select the Advanced tab.
    3. Under the Performance section, click Settings.
    4. Select the Advanced tab.
    5. Under the Virtual Memory section, click Change.
    6. Select Automatically Manage Paging Files For All Drives.
    7. Click OK.


If it doesn't work, how much free space do you have on the drive you are trying to defrag?

Also have you tried a chkdsk? Start >> Run >> CMD /K chkdsk c: /r


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Solved Re: "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by hitter10 on Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:33 am

Under the virtual memory section, i clicked change but there was no "Automatically Manage Paging Files For All Drive".

i also just tried to do the chkdsk and it said that it couldnt run because the volume was in use by another process. It asked if i wanted to schedule the volume to be checked next time the system restarts. What should i click?

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Solved Re: "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by mariealabama on Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:49 am

To make sure this is not malware related, post a copy of your HijackThis log in the malware removal section of the forum.

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Solved Re: "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by hitter10 on Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:05 am

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:05:18, on 7/14/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaantmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PRISMSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_svc.exe
C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_srv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PRISMSVR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1205076925\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaanotif.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Curse\CurseClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311T\wlancfg5.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Wireless\PRISMCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

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O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
O23 - Service: Atheros Configuration Service (ACS) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exe
O23 - Service: AOL Connectivity Service (AOL ACS) - AOL LLC - C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
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O23 - Service: Creative Service for CDROM Access - Creative Technology Ltd - C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
O23 - Service: DSBrokerService - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\DellSupport\brkrsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor (IAANTMON) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaantmon.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: PRISMSVC - Conexant Systems, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PRISMSVC.EXE
O23 - Service: SupportSoft Sprocket Service (dellsupportcenter) (sprtsvc_dellsupportcenter) - SupportSoft, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Ventrilo - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_svc.exe

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ill post it there too

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Solved Re: "Disk Defragmenter could not start"

Post by Doctor Inferno on Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:44 am

Hello hitter,

Please try the fix I posted above after your computer has been cleaned here:

http://www.geekpolice.net/virus-spyware-malware-removal-f11/search-engine-redirect-virus-t11558.htm


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