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    hi
    when i use the Disk Defragmenter in my win98, it works fine until it goes to 50%, it stops and won't work anymore. any help! thanks

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    Boot up in Safe Mode, turn off screensaver, run Scan Disc, then run Defrag, Restart.

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    What happens is that some software is running in the backgorund during the defrag process. This means something is written to the disk causing defrag to start again.
    If it actually freezes during the process then it has encountered a bad sector.
    Running a full disk surrface scan will mark those bad sectors unusable allowing defrag to ignore them.