> The same PC used to run XP and Defrag to a couple of hours in total.
> "Haydon" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Only done it once so far as I have only had the PC a week, but it took
>> quite a few hours on my PC. However, that was only one drive and it was
>> fairly empty.
>> One of the things I don't like is that it gives you no feedback AT ALL on
>> what it is doing and how long it will be.
>> I don't know if you remember the Windows 98 defrag, it took forever, but
>> at least you could see what it was doing and because you knew it was going
>> to take a long time, you would do it over night. Windows XP was good,
>> because it was quick and you could see what is was doing.
>> I have no problems with it taking a while if it needs to, as long as you
>> know it's going to take a while. But, when it just says 'This may take
>> from a few minutes, to a few hours', this is very, very poor!
>> "Daniel" <none@none> wrote in message
>>> I have a PC running Vista Ultimate, it has the following specs
>>> CPU- P4 3.2 HT
>>> 2.5 Gig RAM
>>> 256 Meg Graphics Card.
>>> 2 x 160 Gig Hard Drives (1 is 10,000RPM)
>>> Both hard Dives are a bit less that 40% full.
>>> Defrag has has been running for 14 hours so far,
>>> is that normal? (last defrag was in May)
Have you thought about using a 3d party defragger (rather than the
vanilla defragger of Vista?)
I recommend JKDefrag (currently v3.16) - it is fast, open source, and
informs as it goes...