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When I click on disk defrag from system tools I get an error message that MMC cannot open the file C:/windows32/dfrag.msc
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Welcome to geeks to go.

I am not sure if you have malware or not based on the location you listed.

The defrag for XP is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32

Go to start-> run and type in dfrg.msc and then hit ok

What happens?
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the file does not exist or I do not have rights to access.........I'm logged in as the administrater the only person on this machine so what gives
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Download the .msc file association fix from here:
http://www.dougknox....c/xp_mscfix.zip
Unzip downloaded file.
Right click on xp_mscfix.reg, click Merge
Allow registry merging.

Restart computer.
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there is no merge option
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Did you unzip the file?
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Yes I did but nothing worked....So I had to format and start over and now all is working fine after a couple of days finding all updates ( i did forget to save my favorites) trying to remember what Ihad on here but we are fine and thanks for all the ideas....I know where to go next time I have a problem
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