Try this uninstall and reinstall the progam again. After you open it up goto the Executive file folder and open it up. then goto the "instmisa file and open and run it. Then run diskeeperlite again. See instructions below:
README.TXT October 11, 2002
Diskeeper[R] Lite (build 418)
This text file provides information you should know about this
version of Diskeeper Lite.
WINDOWS VERSIONS AND PLATFORMS SUPPORTED
Diskeeper Lite is supported on these operating systems:
o Windows XP Professional
o Windows XP Home Edition
o Windows 2000 Server
o Windows 2000 Professional
o Windows NT 4.0 Server
o Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
o Windows Me
o Windows 98
Diskeeper Lite operates on the Intel x86 platform (including
Pentium and compatible CPUs from other manufacturers).
FILE SYSTEMS SUPPORTED
Diskeeper Lite supports these file systems:
Operating System File Systems
Windows 2000/XP NTFS, FAT16 and FAT32
Windows NT 4.0 NTFS and FAT16
Windows Me/98 FAT16 and FAT32
Note that the 12-bit FAT file system is not supported. (The 12-bit
FAT file system is used on FAT volumes smaller than 16 megabytes
in size, such as floppy disks). In addition, NTFS volumes formatted
with a cluster size larger than 4 kilobytes are not supported.
Diskeeper Lite supports a wide range of SCSI and IDE disks,
o Primary Partitions
o Extended Partitions
o Logical Drives
o Volume Sets
o RAID Arrays
o Mirrored Disks
The disk space requirements for Diskeeper Lite depend on
several factors. In general, Diskeeper Lite needs only
about 3 MB of disk space, and about 8 MB of free space to allow
for temporary files during the installation.
Additional Software Requirements
On Windows NT 4.0 computers, Service Pack 3 or higher is
required for Diskeeper Lite to operate properly.
Diskeeper Lite relies the Microsoft Management Console (MMC).
The MMC provides a single point of control for system utilities
such as Diskeeper Lite. The MMC is used as a central location
for a variety of Microsoft and third party administrative tools.
If not already present on your computer, the Diskeeper Lite
installation procedure automatically installs the MMC.
Proper operation of Diskeeper Lite requires Internet Explorer
4.0 or higher.
Before you start the Diskeeper Lite installation,
o Windows NT 4.0 machines must have Service Pack 3 or
o On Windows NT 4.0 machines, if you have previously
installed Diskeeper Lite on your computer, Executive
Software recommends that you uninstall it before
proceeding with the installation of this version. Use
the Add/Remove Programs applet in Control Panel to
uninstall Diskeeper Lite.
o On Windows 2000/XP machines, installing Diskeeper Lite
will not remove the built-in defragmenter, but
Diskeeper Lite will automatically become the default
o To install the Windows NT/2000/XP version of Diskeeper
Lite, you must be logged into an account that is a
member of the Administrators group.
Diskeeper Lite is installed by double-clicking the
self-extracting compressed file you downloaded. When you
double-click the file you downloaded, the files are unpacked
into a temporary folder on your hard drive, and the SETUP.EXE
program is automatically started. The SETUP.EXE program:
o Confirms that you have Administrator privileges (on Windows
o Determines which version of Windows you are running.
o Checks for sufficient space on the disk for the installation.
o Detects and notifies you of any previously installed Diskeeper
o Installs the MMC, if necessary.
o Copies the Diskeeper Lite files to the destination
directories, updates the Windows registry, starts the Diskeeper
service, and creates a new Program Group and Desktop Icon for
UNINSTALLING DISKEEPER LITE
Follow these steps to remove Diskeeper Lite from your
1. From Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
2. Click the Install/Uninstall tab (or the Change or Remove
Programs tab under Windows 2000/XP).
3. Highlight the Diskeeper Lite entry.
4. Click Add/Remove (Remove under Windows 2000/XP). This
removes the Diskeeper Lite program files and registry
entries from your computer. In most cases, the Diskeeper
Lite installation directory will not be removed.
5. Manually delete the Diskeeper Lite installation directory
if it exists.
Note: If the MMC has been installed on your computer, it will not be removed when
Diskeeper is uninstalled.
(c) Copyright 1997 -- 2002 Executive Software International, Inc.
All rights reserved.
Diskeeper and Executive Software are registered trademarks owned
by Executive Software International, Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered
trademarks owned by Microsoft Corporation.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.