You are running other programs that add/move things on the hard drive. It's can't put them in order when they keep changing, and eventually gets frustrated. So quit everything you possibly can and make sure you screen saver doesn't come on. Leave it alone after that, go get a snack, and come back when it's done...ahhh the magic of defrag I hope that helped
I'm guessing your running Win98, so as far as I know you don't have an active process list anywhere accessible to the average user, but ctrl+alt+delete does bring up a list of active programs, you should make sure that is blank, except for explorer, and if someone could help me out with the other big one... I'm a little rusty on my 98 Also, I know it's possible to get an active process list with win98, because, don't ask me how I know it's a long story, but Sub7 has an option that shows it, and so does TDS. ( Trojan Defense Suite ) But once again.. I suggest you make sure you disabled your screen saver completely. Sorry if this doesn't help much, but like I said I'm a little rusty on my Win 98 config
Bvalkor and Speedo are right. Safe mode or eliminating programs at star-up are two ways in which you can run degrag without interruptions (I personally ran it in safe mode without glitch ["ran it" because I use a software to do it now]). Good luck.
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