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Windows 7: Write-caching

26 Aug 2012   #1
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
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I have all my external drives set to "quick removal" option, so I don't have to use the "safe-removal" option.

On my internal drives, I have it set to "Enable write caching."

It says that a power outage could cause data loss.
Since I always use the "sleep" option, is this option safe?

Thanks,

Paul




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26 Aug 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Paul,

Unless you have power outages often, then I wouldn't worry about it set like that.
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26 Aug 2012   #3
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Thanks Brink,

I've had about two outages in 5 years.
I'll follow your advice.
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26 Aug 2012   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Yeah, in that case you are perfectly safe.
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