If Disk Defragmenter Won’t Run in Window 10! How To Fix it?

As you all know that Disk Defragmenter is the important part of any computer.  Because with this, user can rearrange memory clusters for faster access to data in their disk. To fix this issue, you should read the method to fix if Disk Defragmenter won’t run in Window 10. It is suggested you should use Webroot antivirus in your gadget via www.webroot.com/safe as it will not interfere with your system work.

Method To Fix If Disk Defragmenter Won’t Run in Window 10:

  • Use Webroot Antivirus:

If in case, your Disk Defragmenter does not run in your Computer system then it is possible that the issue is with your antivirus. Because, there are some antivirus tools which interferes with the Windows components and stops the applications like Disk Defragmenter from running in your device. In order to fix this issue, the user must check their antivirus configuration and just disable the features of antivirus which interferes with Disk Defragmenter. If this solution doesn’t work, then you should completely disable your antivirus software. Or, you can remove your antivirus and then check if this fixes the problem. If removing your current antivirus software fixes the problem, then you should switch to Webroot antivirus software through www.webroot.com/safe.

  • Use Third-Party Tools:

If the user cannot run Disk Defragmenter in Windows 10, then you should use a third-party tool. Because, Disk Defragmenter offers limited features as compared to other tools. If the user wants to access the advanced features, then you should use third-party solution. You can use IObit Smart Defrag 6 tool, with which you can rearrange the memory on your Computer system just to improve its speed and responsiveness.

  • Perform sfc/scannow:

For this, you should press Windows Key + X key at the same time to open Win + X menu. After this, you should select Command Prompt as Admin. If you do not find Command Prompt then you should use PowerShell as Admin. But if the Command Prompt begins, then you should enter sfc/scannow and then tap on Enter key to run. Now, SFC scan will begin and it will take 15 minutes. When the SFC scanning procedure completes, then check the issue is there or not.

 If in case, the user cannot run SFC scan, then you should run DISM scan. For this, you should start the Command Prompt as administrator. If the Command Prompt begins, then you should enter this line and then tap on Enter key to run it:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

At this point, DISM scan will start and this scan will take 20 minutes.

  • Check Disk Defragmenter Service is Running:

For this, you should visit to Search and then type services.msc and tap on Enter key. Now, you should check that Disk Defragmenter service is set to Manual. Here, you should check the services are set to Automatic:

Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

DCOM Server Process Launcher

RPC Endpoint Mapper

  • Use Safe Mode:

For this, you should open the Start Menu and then tap on Power button. After this, you should press the Shift key and then select Restart option from the menu. Now, you should choose Troubleshoot  option and then tap on Advanced options and then click on Startup Settings. Next, you need to tap on Restart button. If PC restarts, then you will get a list of options. Lastly, you should choose Safe Mode by tapping on the key in your keyboard.

Through this way, you can resolve the issue if Disk Defragmenter won’t run in Window 10. If the customer needs any kind of help in installing Webroot SecureAnywhere, then go to webroot.com/safe.