Perfectdisk 8 Fails to Offline Defragment

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  1. silver0066

    silver0066 Registered Member

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    I am running Raxco FD-ISR and just installed Perfectdisk 8. Analyze asked for offline defrag. When I attempted, upon reboot, a blue screen came up stating that it could not access the C drive. Then it rebooted.

    When I tried to go back old snapshot with Perfectdisk 7, the computer would not boot.

    I will have to restore with Acronis True Image.

    Beware of Perfectdisk 8!!
     
  2. NAMOR

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    wow that's strange... I just did an offline defrag w/ PD 8 and have FD-ISR installed. Everything seems fine. Did you contact Raxco support about this?
     
  3. silver0066

    silver0066 Registered Member

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    No, I did not contact them. I restored my C drive using Acronis, tried the same thing with Perfectdisk 7 and everything works fine. Also, the Analyze in Version 7 is much faster than in 8.
     
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    I did an offline defrag with PD v8 and FD-ISR installed. No problems here.
     
  6. silver0066

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    I am not using any of these programs. When I restored to Perfectdisk 7, the offline frag worked just fine.
     
  7. crofttk

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    Since I read that PerfectDisk 7 works just fine in your earlier post, I wasn't talking about PD 7. Anyways, same as TonyW, both versions work flawlessly for me both online and offline, with FD-ISR installed.

    Beware of ANY software as there's never a guarantee any software will work on everybody's system and none are infallible, including Raxco's.
     
  8. TonyW

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    The trick is to try and nail down why it doesn't work for some. Something, somewhere went belly-up on silver's computer, but why? To be honest, we don't know everything about his computer or what is installed so it is difficult to assess.
     
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    Exactly, which is precisely why I asked questions and gave a pointer to Raxco documentation of the problem.
     
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