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This Windows 10 ‘Drive Optimisation’ Bug Could Harm Your Drive – Lifehacker Australia

The latest Windows 10 update appears to be running the automatic hard drive optimisation process more often than it needs to. While this is a necessary part of a hard drive’s upkeep, and letting Windows run the TRIM command on your SSD never hurts, excessivel…

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The latest Windows 10 update appears to be running the automatic hard drive optimisation process more often than it needs to. While this is a necessary part of a hard drives upkeep, and letting Windows run the TRIM command on your SSD never hurts, excessively defragmenting the drive is generally unnecessary and can affect an SSDs lifespan over time.
In the simplest terms, defragging a drive rearranges the data for more efficient loading. However, defragging the drive requires large-scale rewrit…

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