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  1. A Guy Win User

    Does Windows defragment your SSD?


    The real and complete story - Does Windows defragment your SSD?

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    A Guy, Dec 14, 2014
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  2. LEE
    Lee Win User

    No, it hasn't attempted to do so as of yet. . .

    :)
     
  3. SarahKong Win User
    Stop windows from defragmenting my SSD!!!

    Hi Bob I get this all the time when I teach the Windows 10 course and I will tell you what I tell my students.

    Yes, Windows does put all your drives even if they are SSD in the Weekly defrag schedule.

    However, Windows will NOT defrag an SSD weekly, at the most it does this once a month. And you are right that SSD drives don't get fragmented as often but they still can get fragmented. So the defrag utility will first check to see if if requires a defrag before
    defraging. It actually does that on all types of drives.

    And for SSD drives it doesn't do the same "traditional defrag" as with HDD drives.

    It actually uses a TRIM feature to defrag SSD drives.

    So you don't need to disable it all. I have a laptop that has a SSD drive and it has been running Windows 10 for 2 years with defrag enabled it is absolutely fine.

    I hope this helps. Take care.
     
    SarahKong, Dec 14, 2014
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  4. BulldogXX Win User

    Does Windows defragment your SSD?

    W10 Cannot defrag hard drive volumes which are defined as SSDs.

    Windows 10 does not defrag an SSD because an SSD should not be defragged.
     
    BulldogXX, Dec 14, 2014
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  5. swarfega Win User
    swarfega, Apr 4, 2018
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