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Jan
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comment Reduce Size Of Windows Folder in Windows 7
Not anything safe. As you install program and update the windows folder will grow endlessly. Except reinstall windows.
Jan
16
comment Reduce Size Of Windows Folder in Windows 7
Not really, no. It contains repair and uninstall information for most stuff on you computer. There used to be a tool by Microsoft to remove orphaned pieces left over from failed installs or updates called msizap.exe, but it is no longer available from Microsoft. Apparently there were some issues. If you want you can see if you find it and see if that helps with the size, but it is not really safe to use so backup before you do.
Jan
16
comment Reduce Size Of Windows Folder in Windows 7
It is a protected system folder and won't show up by default. You need to disable Hide Protected Operating System Files in Folder Options. Truthfully the easiest solution might be to run WinDirStat, and see what it reports.
Jan
16
comment Reduce Size Of Windows Folder in Windows 7
That is not as big as I expected. Another thing that can balloon over time is the windows\installer folder. How big is that one for you?
Jan
15
answered Reduce Size Of Windows Folder in Windows 7
Jan
14
comment Is Windows Hibernation Bad for SSD's?
The number of write cycles a flash cell can handle depends on the frequency of writes. So if you double the amount of flash you have twice the amount of flash to wear out, but, because of wear-leveling, you also halve the frequency of writes. So combined you end up with a more than linear increase in write-endurance. The increased size also helps write amplification a bit which also adds to the write endurance.
Jan
13
comment Is Windows Hibernation Bad for SSD's?
@haimg I would say 90% of the consumer drives on the market today uses flash with 3000-5000 write cycles. Now, of course, it is true that the quality of the drives wary in WA and such. And that the size of the drive is quite essential as well.
Jan
13
comment Is Windows Hibernation Bad for SSD's?
@haimg Here is a datasheet for 25nm Intel MLC flash: wenku.baidu.com/view/91061cd026fff705cc170a20.html
Jan
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answered Is Windows Hibernation Bad for SSD's?
Jan
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comment Is Windows Hibernation Bad for SSD's?
100 000 write cycles is way more than what your typical SSD has these days. The ratings are more like 3000-5000 write cycles.
Jan
10
answered Is it possible to boot Windows 8 installed to VHD from Windows 7 boot manager?
Jan
9
answered RAID on Solid State Drives
Jan
9
answered Is running a Windows 7 VM on an SSD a bad idea?
Dec
28
comment My Intel 320 SSD - is encryption automatic?
That may be a concern, yes. A offline brute-force could break it in a reasonable amount of time.
Dec
28
comment How do I install commands on command line? - Windows 7
Additional tip: Powershell comes with an Integrated Script Editor, which supports Powershell syntax highlighting. It is nicer to edit Powershell profile with it. You can use it like this: PS > powershell_ise $profile
Dec
28
answered My Intel 320 SSD - is encryption automatic?
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