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Optimize drives doesn't open

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Optimize drives doesn't open


    I am trying to access the Optimize Drives application - but nothing happens when I start it from the start screen or from the Drive Tools tab in Explorer.

    Your assistance is appreciated
    Pilau

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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Pilau,

    You might see if running a SFC /SCANNOW command may be able to help if it's a bad system file at fault.

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
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    What does that do?
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    It scans for and attempts to repair any corrupted or modified Windows system files. The link will give you more details.
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    It didn't find any errors
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  6. #6


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    64-bit Windows 10


    What happens when you try to run chkdsk from an elevated command prompt using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below?

    Optimize Drives - Defrag HDD and TRIM SSD in Windows 8
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    I did tried to analyze the 250GB system partition and it worked (less than 1% fragmentation), but nothing happened on the second logical partition (750GB).
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  8. #8


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    Please go ahead and post a screenshot of the command prompt showing what it did when you ran chkdsk on the second logical partition (750GB). It may take a bit for it to display results.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    In addition to the above, boot into the safe mode and run it from there. Report the results.
    Last edited by Vadikan; 03 Apr 2013 at 10:07. Reason: link
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