Optimize Win 7 For Crucial M4 SSD


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Turn AHCI on

  1. Trim on: cmd/fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify=0

  1. System Restore to Off

  1. Drive Indexing-Explorer/right click SSD drive & select properties/Disable “Allow files on this drive, etc.

  1. Paging File=Right click computer/adv sys settings/adv tab/Performance Settings/adv tab/change box under Virtual memory/select No Paging file/click set button/OK=Off

  1. Disable Hibernation=cmd powercfg_–h_off

  1. Turn Prefetch and SuperFetch off (0)

  1. Windows Write-cache buffer flushing/device mgr/disk drive/Right click SSD/Properties/Policies/Disable.....

  1. services.msc= Windows Search= “Auto” (See Item 5 above this list)

  1. HKEY LOCAL MACHINE/System/CurrentControlSet/Control/Session Mgr/Memory management/ “ClearFileAtShutdown & Large Systems Cache –0

This is the way I currently have my Win 7 set up for my Crucial M4 64gb SSD. I would welcome comments/constructive criticism.

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