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I have an SSD on a Windows 7 laptop, and it worked extremely well for past 3-4 month. I followed several guides to minimize writes to it etc.

Today, I noticed that deleting files is very slow. Also while moving (Ctrl-X), the original file disappeared after 5-8 seconds. Which is pretty slow!

Is there anything I can do to see what's wrong?

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You might want to tell us what steps you actually took to minimise writes... –  CJM Oct 17 '11 at 10:31
    
And list your SSD. –  surfasb Oct 17 '11 at 10:31
    
yes, sorry. It's OCZ-VERTEX2 40GB - I followed this steps: DISABLE SYSTEM RESTORE, DISABLE DRIVE INDEXING, DISABLE DRIVE DEFRAGMENTATION, TURN OFF PAGEFILE, TURN OFF HIBERNATION, DISABLE PREFETCH AND SUPERFETCH. That's about it, if I remember correctly :) –  Sandro Dzneladze Oct 17 '11 at 16:45
    
Turning off the page file might cause this kind of strange behaviour. –  sblair Oct 18 '11 at 10:41
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Off the top of my head, all I can think of is the TRIM function is off. Unlikely, but might as well check.

fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify should equal to zero.

Deleting a file could be because the recycle bin is full.

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command gave me 0. Recycle bin is most of the time empty. –  Sandro Dzneladze Oct 18 '11 at 10:16
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