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Old 10-16-2016, 08:34 AM   #1
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Hi
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My Dell 15R SE has been running a bit slow- especially at startup. I've tried to defragment the hard drive but it gets stuck at 32% which may suggest bad or corrupt segments? I don't want to use a spamware software to resolve this. What can I do?

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Old 10-17-2016, 11:00 AM   #2
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Check event viewer to see if there's any logs that might indicate why it's getting stuck.

run a checkdisk on our C: drive using this command from Command Prompt and then reboot:
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chkdsk C: /f /r
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Old 10-21-2016, 01:40 PM   #3
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Thanks- message I get in command prompt following chkdsk C: /f /r :


Access Denied as you do not have sufficient privileges.
You have to invoke this utility running in elevated mode.

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find Command Prompt in your start menu, right click on it and select "run as administrator" then try the command again.
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