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Windows 7: 2016 -advice to not defrag a SSD still holds win7 ?

13 Dec 2016   #21
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

As far as I know the Intel Toolbox only works on Intel SSD's.

From you post.

Crucial Storage Executive Tool | Firmware Download |

As far as I know this is designed to do what your Crucial SSD needs to be done.
It seem to do the things that a Intel Toolbox does but for a Crucial SSD.

Please note:
I have never used a Crucial SSD or it's Toolbox.


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13 Dec 2016   #22

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit

thanks Layback Bear
i never used it before i'll check it out...
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13 Dec 2016   #23
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

You will have to read the information and then if you choose to try the Toolbox for your SSD.

Let us know how things go.

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13 Dec 2016   #24

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Build 7601 32bit

I agree...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MoxieMomma View Post

The original article quoted by the OP appears to be using the term "defragment" generically, for both HDDs and SSDs.

There is a technical difference between the defragmenting performed on a HDD and the TRIM performed on a SSD.

The tutorial here at this forum clearly states:
Warning: Solid State Drives (SSD) and USB flash key drives do not need to be defragmented. Doing so may shorten the lifespan of them.
As long as TRIM is enabled on a SSD running Win7, that ought to be all that's needed, as mentioned earlier.

If you want to actually "defrag" (not TRIM) a SSD using the native Win7 utility or a 3rd-party app, that's up to you.
But, as previously mentioned, it will not improve anything and may shorten the life of the SSD.

That appears to be the consensus at any number of computer help sites.

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17 Feb 2017   #25

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit

Here is something about the issue- well explained !
Should I Run CHKDSK on My SSD? - Ask Leo!
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