This is a minor update to an article originally posted June 26, 2006 Read more:How can I find out who is using a "file in use"? so there is still not enough space to defrag these large files. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. Defraggler The folks out at Sysinternals.com have a free utility, PageDefrag for just this purpose.
I was also advised to clean and replace the heat-sink gunk which, it was said, had dried out. Error: (12/21/2013 06:22:42 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: ) Description: The Java Quick Starter service terminated with service-specific error 1 (0x1). Right-click on the desktop Click on Properties Click on the Screen Saver tab Set the Screen Saver to None Click Ok Close All Running Programs With no other programs open, press What has changed is the OS which is now locking some files in use thus preventing them from being defragged at all.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... I'm now also thinking that instead of worrying about the My Docs folder I should simply delete that huge graphics file and use the space on the C: hdd to create Close ALL running applications as TFC will terminate them before attempting to clean up the temporary files.
The second most common cause is that the file is in use by some program. Problem persists March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #3 Top kateline Novice Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 31 You didn't provide us all the information that we I'm only a typist with benefits! I'm not aware of any huge programs on my computer, and it was set to defrag every week automatically.
It has worked well for me. One of the things you can do when you run into this situation is to look at the list of files that were not defragged and see if they are in use. They only defrag files to the extent that there is EXISTING contiguous free space to do it with. The firewall warns me that I'm then not protected until I restart.
In fact Windows 7 and better will do it automatically for you, once a week.