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I'm using Vista and have several NTFS drives.

Is there any way I can clear the journals and disable further journaling?

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I take it you just got an SSD? –  digitxp Jan 3 '11 at 4:15
    
I'm using a traditional HDD. –  Russell Jan 3 '11 at 4:30
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Open up and administrator prompt (search Command Prompt in Start menu, right click on option, Run as Administrator) then paste this block in:

fsutil usn deletejournal /d C:

(You'll have to paste using right click, by the way.) You can do this with every drive letter.

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Thanks. Are there any precautions from doing this? –  Russell Jan 3 '11 at 4:31
    
My general motto is to backup your data, or it will end up like the unicorns in Noah's ark. –  digitxp Jan 3 '11 at 12:52
    
Very good, thanks a lot! –  Russell Jan 3 '11 at 19:14
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