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Cannot Unable To Defrag Windows Pc Fix Hard Disk Drive

Unable To Defrag PC

Tech Advice:
Problem : Unable to defragment the PC

Getting error message “ Disk Defragmenter has detected that Chkdsk is scheduled to run on the volume: C: , Please run chkdsk/f”

Solution 1:

  1. Press F8 function key at startup.
  2. It will open a black window. Choose “safe mode” by pressing arrow keys and press Enter.
  3. Click on Start>Run>chkdsk /f>ok.
  4. You may get the message : “The type of the file system is Fat32/NTFS. Cannot lock current drive. Chkdsk cannot run because volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the process restarts? (Y/N).
  5. Press Y and Enter.
  6. The next time windows starts, it will run a disk check prior to boot up.
  7. After checking the disk, try the Defragmentation again.

Solution 2:

  1. Click on Start > Run
  2. Type : regsvr32 dfrgsnap.dll
  3. Click on OK
  4. Click on Start > Run
  5. Type : regsvr32 dfrgui.dll
  6. Click on OK

Solution 3:
Then try to defragment the drive. If it doesn’t work, then try the following step:

  1. Using Windows Explorer, open Windows > inf folder.
  2. Locate the file dfrg.inf
  3. Right click on this file and select install
  4. Then try to defragment the drive again

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