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So I'm using xp pro because it's a better os for the game I play (counter strike) and I'm just wondering what I need to do for my SSD to have it work properly on xp? Thanks guys!
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
So I'm using xp pro because it's a better os for the game I play (counter strike) and I'm just wondering what I need to do for my SSD to have it work properly on xp? Thanks guys!
Reference this OCZ thread for information:
http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...o-SSD-friendly
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also be sure to download that Intel TRIM utility (or garbage cleaner) - i'm not sure what it's called, but someone here will know what i am talking about
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Also if you have a computer with Win 7 Installed, or even a Win 7 install Disc, use it to make the partition so it is aligned correctly (easier then using Diskpart, but you could use that too)

Other then that you just need to TRIM manually every couple months or when the drive is slowing a bit.
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also be sure to download that Intel TRIM utility (or garbage cleaner) - i'm not sure what it's called, but someone here will know what i am talking about
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