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Defrag interrupted and canceled

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I was running the defrag on XP when at 23% the following error message pops up:

The scan has been canceled because an error occurred in file:

I had a similar message before which Keith (many thanks) helped me with. I have just installed the new driver for my nvidia thingy (as suggested by Keith, many thanks, no more messages on log in) which I am not sure if this affected the defrag.

I use outlook to check my mail and I get the following message:

The instruction at ox77f8336f referenced memory at "Ox00924608". The memory could not be "written". Click ok to terminate the programme.

I would really appreciate any help anyone can give me as I really want to defrag my hard drive. Many thanks in advance.
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many file errors can be corrected by running the "checkdisk" utility in Windows XP. It may do the trick. Open 'My Computer".
1.Right-click on the drive which has the error (probably drive C)
and choose 'Properties'.
2.Under the 'Tools' tab click 'Check Now' (Error-checking).
3.Check BOTH tick-boxes and click 'Start'.
4. The disk check will run next time you re-boot and will automatically fix any errors it finds.
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Double Post. Please delete this one.
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http://www.geekstogo...s...=128246&hl= duplicate
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