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I have a ssd, what tweaks i need to make in windows 7 to use the full power of the ssd ?

I did:
1.Disabled the virual memory and the hibernate, to gain more space
2.Disabled the index on the drive C
2.Disabled superfetch and prefetch in the regedit
3.Disabled the defrag service
4.Put the Intel RST driver

Is it more ?
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Re-enable virtual memory (the Paging File), and leave it on the SSD at its default settings (managed by Windows). That's one good way to take advantage of the SSD.
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I have a ssd, what tweaks i need to make in windows 7 to use the full power of the ssd ?
That's kinda what this thread is all about. Do as I did. Start at the beginning, print the M-M pages, yellow highlight the tweaks - and then implement them.

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-...ows-7-ssd.html
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I've read through your guide, and I absolutely am greatful for the detailed and spcific information. It was awesome.

I have a question regarding your change in recommendation to moving the Temp files off of the SSD.

I am about to build a workstation with multiple HDD's. I'm intending the following:

C: (System) - Fast SSD
D: (Primary Data) - Fast SSD
E: (Secondary Data & Media on seperate partitions) - Convention HDD's Raid 5 or (maybe) 6
F: (ALL Backup) - Conventional HDD's in Raid 6 or 60 (Yes, I'm that anal about redundnacy)

My goal here is to increase performance, BUT I'm more interested in wear leveling and SSD life expectancy. If money and physical space (HDD bays) allow, might it make sense to put all the temporary folders (as well as the OEM install folder and Office install folders) onto a seperate, smaller (and cheaper) SSD OR even a high speed USB thumb drive. This way, I still get "most" of the performance benefits (even a slower SSD is faster than conventional HDD's) and, I've contributed to a longer life expectency for the larger, faster and (most likely) more expensive OS SSD?

If this makes sense, what might you recommend for a size for this "extra" drive. I'm thinking 16gb - 32gb should be MORE than sufficient.
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fsutil.exe behavior set DisableDeleteNotify 0
Is this a one time thing or do I have to do this on every boot? Tks
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Is this a one time thing or do I have to do this on every boot? Tks
It's a one time thing, once you set that value it will remain set at zero. In fact in the vast majority of cases it's a no time thing since it will already be set to zero by default.
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Is this a one time thing or do I have to do this on every boot? Tks
It's just a one-time thing that you can do (it's optional) if you want to see if Windows 7 is sending the TRIM command. However, a result of "0" does not guarantee that the TRIM command is being accepted by the solid state drive. In order for the TRIM command to be accepted, the solid state drive must support TRIM.

Fortunately, almost every modern SSD that is recommended by the experts supports TRIM.
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Great guide!

I did bits and pieces from it, disable hibernate, etc...

Has anyone figured out how to relocate music information, such as album covers etc in windows media player? I use it to play my music collection and it downloads album information from the net.

Also, is there a program that can see what was last installed on my SSD? Like file locations, etc. For some reason it seems like my SSD is losing space without me installing anything...
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Great guide!

I did bits and pieces from it, disable hibernate, etc...

Has anyone figured out how to relocate music information, such as album covers etc in windows media player? I use it to play my music collection and it downloads album information from the net.

Also, is there a program that can see what was last installed on my SSD? Like file locations, etc. For some reason it seems like my SSD is losing space without me installing anything...
It sounds to me like you have System Restore enabled. I recommend disabling that and then seeing if you get the space back.
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It sounds to me like you have System Restore enabled. I recommend disabling that and then seeing if you get the space back.
Turned system restore off yesterday via this guide...
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