I understand for the most part that defrag is bad, fragmentation still happens on ssd. He just asked the product group and published their answer, for which I thanked him immediately. Microsoft Windows 10 runs scheduled maintenance tasks on a regular basis; one of the tasks optimizes any hard drive connected to the system at the time. Even with the heavy write loads I see, my projected lifespan is way over 10 years. He also translated the answer from dev English to human English, which most blog readers need desperately.
Select Properties and press the Tools tab. I have several drives that are in various states of ill-health. Some controllers level more aggressively than others, but the basic structure remains the same: there is no, on purpose, contiguous i. Somewhere up above I think it was Scott who said that a lot of folks base their decisions on outdated information, and I have to agree with that. Clicking on the Choose 3 button allows you to select the Drives that you want to include in the Defragmentation schedule on the next screen. But you can keep all of the folder and files on your computer organized with regular defragmentation. He made a here and also replied in Twitter: I just talked to that team.
Even though you were also wrong in stating that it was a bug. Regardless of fragmented files or no fragmented files. You have to read the entire post and get familiar with the arguments and evidence. Increase it to 2 months if my drive isnt overly used? You may disable the automatic inclusion of new drives in optimization tasks in the configuration menu as well. Some systems may actually copy the data to a new writable block and tag the read-only block as unusable.
I'm only interested in technical discussion. The article linked in post 2 is well worth a read. Anyway: Thank you both so much for trying to give us all some input! A couple of articles I found enlightening: ,. When you defragment the hard drive, all fragments of files are moved to contiguous clusters. But in situations like this where strange behaviors can bee seen and measured, not talking to the folks outside lets me think: They have no idea of why this is happening.
The intent is to maximize performance and a long life. The defrag utility starts moving file fragments around. Дефрагментация этого тома не требуется. After running the Optimize Drives utility on your computer, you may notice improved startup times and quick opening of files and applications on your computer. This makes sense fort workstation operating systems, but it is problem on servers. Now here comes the trick: it has to remember where all these 'mappings' correspond to. This section was written during Windows 8 times.
Note: Keep in mind that depending on the number of files, the size of the drive, and fragmentation, the defragmentation tool may take some time to complete the task. This is not Scott's area of expertise. If you'd want to avoid excessive writes on an ssd then you'd need third party software that intercepts and caches these. This is what people did on TechNet and Answers and got nowhwere. And I believe once a month in the product team quote is an approximation for two reasons. Then think why they react so fast, while they could wait another day or week sic! It's also recommended to perform this task when you know, you won't be around your computer. If you disable defragmentation completely, you are taking a risk that your filesystem metadata could reach maximum fragmentation and get you potentially in trouble.
It can take some time. But I think we're left with more questions than answers. Today we will see, how you can defrag a drive in Windows 10. Then you can drop your event 258 logs or better CheckBootSpeed results on PasteBin, and I'll take a look. Now it's not a problem for me personally, because I know how to turn that sort of thing off.
It highlights whether scheduled tasks are enabled and the task's interval. You may have noticed periods in which the operating system became less responsive, and that may have been caused by defrag operations running in the background. . Note: You always want to analyze the drive first to figure out if the drive needs optimization. The performance of the disk also increases due to the regular defragmentation. In case, you prefer the traditional route, you can Defragment Hard Drive in Windows 10 using the Control Panel.