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User Info: BeerOnTap

BeerOnTap
3 years ago#1
So I have an SSD (C:) and a HDD (F:).

I made sure to turn OFF Scheduled optimization so it would not automatically run a Defragment on my SSD (because that puts unnecessary wear on it, right?).
But when I bring up the defragment window, it says:

(C:) Solid state drive last run 3/3/2014 Current status OK (0 days since last run)

(F:) Hard disk drive last run 3/4/2014 Current status OK (0% fragmented) -I just ran it on that drive.

System reserved Solid State Drive last run Never run Current Status Needs optimization.


Is it running Defragment automatically on my SSD?
Or is TRIM working?
Please explain.

User Info: Lonestar2000

Lonestar2000
3 years ago#2
Is it Windows saying this or some other program?
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User Info: arleas

arleas
3 years ago#3
Windows is supposed to recognize that there's an SSD there and not run defrag on it at all.

I just checked mine and just having it analyze the level of fragmentation showed it as having been run on my SSD (but all it did was scan it, no defragging took place).

When I went to check the automatic update schedule the SSD wasn't even an option to have on the schedule. That's probably standard with windows 7 and up.
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User Info: Lonestar2000

Lonestar2000
3 years ago#4
Also, if your HDD only has data on it there is no point in defragging it.
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User Info: BeerOnTap

BeerOnTap
3 years ago#5
Lonestar2000 posted...
Is it Windows saying this or some other program?


Windows 8.1 is saying exactly what I put in my post..

So is my SSD being defraged or not?

User Info: BeerOnTap

BeerOnTap
3 years ago#6
So why is it saying "last run" as if it (the defragmentation process) had just been run on it???

User Info: arleas

arleas
3 years ago#7
BeerOnTap posted...
So why is it saying "last run" as if it (the defragmentation process) had just been run on it???



If you scan it to see how fragmented it is, it says "last run" at that time. It does not mean that it was actually defragmented, just that it was the last time it was checked. it should NOT be on the weekly (or whatever) defrag schedule.

If you go to your disk defragment program and click on "configure schedule" you can make sure that it won't be selected, but like I said, it shouldn't even be an option that you could add accidentally.
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User Info: Spacewhizguy

Spacewhizguy
3 years ago#8
Optimization =/= defragmentation. Turn on optimization for your SSDs.
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User Info: myztikrice

myztikrice
3 years ago#9
there is no 'turn on optimization' for ssds
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User Info: arleas

arleas
3 years ago#10
http://www.thessdreview.com/daily-news/latest-buzz/windows-8-optimize-drives-sets-automated-trim-for-ssd-health-comfort/
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