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    Continuing issue - Assistance Requested

    Hello to all,
    Well have been running fairly stable for a week now. Pretty cool for me! I do have a recurring issue which I don't believe had been covered. Have been using Windows Defrag. The issue is that if I run it from a pinup on the start page/ as administrator, I get a cmd window a flash of information and it shut the window. This occurs when I access Windows Defrag from the Search window again, running as admin. So far the only way I can get it to run successfully is to go into Windows Explorer, click a drive > Properties > tools > defrag, and then it runs normally.
    Any similar occurrences of ideas. Thanks in advance!

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Did you try making a shortcut on the start page to dfrgui.exe

    That is if you wanrt to use the ghastly start page, otherwise, make a shortcut to it in the main ui ( desktop), pin it, whatever you like.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Did you try making a shortcut on the start page to dfrgui.exe

    That is if you wanrt to use the ghastly start page, otherwise, make a shortcut to it in the main ui ( desktop), pin it, whatever you like.
    Howdy SIW2,
    I have made a shortcut to the start page. I used the pin to start page method. Even when it is called up with the search on the charm bar it weirds out. Maybe making a shortcut directly as you've mentioned will work. Thanks for the idea!
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    Windows 7/8

    Hi glennc,

    Try using Smart Defrag, it's much faster than the Windows defrag appklication. Check out this link for an overview ( there's a link to the Smart Defrag download page in it ):

    Use Smart Defrag For Accurate Defragmentation

    Hope this helps.
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