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First of all.. I'm still a newbie to the computer tech world. please! don't hold it against me
Ok I made a mistake by defraging my intel 80gh ssd without doing research on the net.. but who would of thought if u can or no can. Like I said I'm still new to this.

now i know it will shorten the life span.. but what else problem will it cause?
and is there a way to find out if the ssd is damage? Program?
Any advice please
    
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http://www.ghacks.net/2009/01/03/sho...ragment-a-ssd/
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You're fine, just no need to ever do it really.
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It doesn't physically harm your drive, it just causes cell-wear, and with limited write cycles on a cell, it's something to avoid. You don't need to freak out, you just need to not do it again.

EDIT: SSD-Life is the best simplest free-est ssd health monitoring tool around. Use that.
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thx for your guys words of wisdom
appreciate the link (good read and relieve some stress) and recommendation to the free program..

no more defraging :X
    
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obtw.. if anyone is reading this and want to future proof yourself check this link. it shows you how to disable defrag ..
http://windows7themes.net/disable-di...ows-7-ssd.html
    
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post #7 of 7
Yea, SSD's have TRIM, which basically keeps things tidy. Doesn't stop defrag software companies from trying to sell you something. Don't fall for it. Let the SSD do it itself.
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