|You could try loading a System Restore restore point that has a time and date just before this first happened. There's no risk in doing that. |
Or try this...
Start - Run - type: cmd , press Enter.
Type: regedit , press Enter.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, and click on the Run subkey on it on the left
If you see a line on right side with defrag d: -f in it, or defrag d: anything, RIGHT click on the name at the beginning of the line on the right side and select Delete.
If that doesn't help. make sure the Registry is set to the beginning of it.
Click on My computer at the top of the list on the left side to highlight it.
Click on Edit in the top bar, click on Find, type in: defrag d:
Click on Find next.
If it finds something, look on the right side of the screen.
If you see a line on right side with defrag d: -f or defrag d: anything in it, RIGHT click on the name at the beginning of the line on the right side and select Delete.
Press F3 to search for more instances of it until the end of the Registry is reached.
(There no instance of defrag d: anything anywhere in my Registry in XP.)