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Windows 7: Problems with Disc Defrag and Task Manager.

21 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Problems with Disc Defrag and Task Manager.

Hi, My dad is having a few problems with his PC. He tried opening Disk Defragmenter earlier and got an error message saying something about task manager not being open or started. I went into where the task manager is and I kept getting another error message saying 'the remote server could not be found'

I looked online and found a few pages that suggested to disable some services and start-up programs and then restart the computer, which I did.

after this we are still getting the same error messages even though I have enabled all the services/start-up items again.

Any ideas of what I should do?

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21 Jan 2011   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Dont waste your time trying to fix something that is not the best. Save time and worry by using the best software for the purpose
What To Do When Task Manager Does Not Open

Same logic for the defragger. Use what is considered one of the best
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22 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

Thanks Rich, all works okay now, I guess the preinstalled defragger isn't very good then (yay microsoft)
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22 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

TY for reporting back,for the rep and kind words. It seems that you are not the only one with that problem. Although, I am not in the same situation, I use the software that was suggested for my own use.
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