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010001111354642dWho cares about your defrag, it always resets my disabled devices and volume and it’ll BLAST ITS ANNOYING SYSTEM SOUNDS IN MY HEARS BLIIIINNGGGGG DEAD EARS
I don't think I've thought about defraging in windows since dos...
Some applications get unreasonably slow without it.
Even if you are running 10k rpm drives.
I've only upgraded half my drives to SSD, no budget for the rest !
Something I like to do occasionally.
Last time I fiddled with it, I'd set it to defrag the HD's once a month, and leave the SSD ones alone.
When I check it, all drives are down to be defragged once a week..
No that isn't what I wanted..
Trouble with windows updates, they like to change your previous settings.
This rant made me dig a bit into the windows 10 ssd optimization process.
Here is a good article that was written in conjunction with the windows storage team https://hanselman.com/blog/...
Summary of the optimization process:
- Windows by default defragments you SSD once a month. This is actually important and should be enabled.
- In addition the SSD needs to be trimmed regularly, because windows still handles SSDs like HDDs.
Tried suggestions, aka:
Optimize-Volume -DriveLetter c -ReTrim -Verbose
But get the following error:
VERBOSE: Invoking retrim on Workspace (W:)...
VERBOSE: Retrim: 100% complete.
Optimize-Volume : The volume optimization operation requested is not supported by the hardware backing the volume.
Well, that isn't very helpful !
I used to be able to defrag it..
Now I can't. :-(
Maybe this answers the question:
However to answer the original post, not all SSD's support the trim option, which is probably why you can't optimize it.
I can manually defrag it via Windows PowerShell, but I can't trim it..
But I used to be able to analyse / defrag without having to go all command line.
Nanos998139dOdd thing I notice, one SATA SSD windows now reports its a SCSI SSD..
I also found it might need a firmware update..
Nanos998139dI just love how the manufacturers update tool, can't find the SSD to update the firmware..
Though I might have already updated it in the past, since there was an older version already installed.