04-11-2012 04:52 AM - edited 04-11-2012 04:59 AM
Norton IS 188.8.131.52
Win XP Pro SP3 - same problem on two machines.
Just noticed that Insight Optimizer no longer appears to do anything - it runs for one or two seconds and stops.
Tried manually launching Insight Optimizer (as an administrator) and it does the same.
If I manually run Windows Defrag on boot drive it does need to defrag and takes a long time, as expected.
Any ideas why Insight Optimizer is not performing defrag please?
04-11-2012 07:58 PM
The Norton Optimizer may use a different threshold for fragmentation than the Windows defrag. Just because Norton does not do a defrag does not mean that your computer is not optimized. Many feel that defraging is not as important as we used to think it was.
04-25-2012 01:16 PM
If I manually launched the Optimizer it would 99% of the time run for at least a minute or so, now it never runs for more than 2 seconds. I have no other defrag running so have relied on Norton. This is the same on multiple machines
04-26-2012 02:12 PM
It is aways possible that your system does not need optimizing. In that case, it would only run long enough to diagnose that it is not needed.