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What is TRIM in SSD | How to enable TRIM | Various TRIM commands

check TRIM Enabled for SSD

The universal fact that an SSD is faster than a normal hard disk drive is undisputed. Although HDDs are cheaper it is definitely wise to spend a few extra bucks on a SSD when looking for speed. But do you know that there can be degradation in the performance of an SSD if a proper Background garbage collection method is not enabled in your SSD? This is where TRIM comes into play. What is TRIM? TRIM as mentioned above is a command that enables your operating system to tell the solid state drive that certain blocks on your solid state

Lightrooms lossy DNG compression technique saves 67% of your disk space!

If you are a professional photographer, RAW files such as CR2, NEF etc. are probably your favorite thing. No doubt these files give you creative freedom but it comes with a cost. They are extremely large files that cost you large storage and hence a lot more money. JPEG’s on the other hand is the best w.r.t storage needs but you definitely do not want the quality it offers. Enter lossy DNG files; they are like a dream come true for photographers. It offers a compression capacity as that of a JPEG and quality almost like a RAW image (lossless

Understanding the Architecture and Indications of SSD’s Failure

  Solid state drives or SSD’s have come a long way evolving rather swiftly when compared to the traditional hard drives. Word is that one day SSD’s will replace conventional hard drives ruling the roost.  Marking an SSD as your priority storage medium would mean your interests lie at making your computer performance oriented. While SSD vanquishes the territory of efficiency, speed, and compactness, there has been a lot of buzz around the reliability and durability standpoint as it can only withstand a certain amount of reading and write cycles. Here’s a brief insight into the evolution of SSD and

How to Fix I/O Error in USB Drives

What is I/O error? I/O error is short for Input-Output Error and it occurs when the OS is not able to perform an input-output action when accessing a drive. This error can occur with various types of hardware devices such as USB’s, internal and external hard drives, SD cards or even CD/ DVD. The most common I/O error messages are ‘The request could not be performed because of an I/O error’ I/O Error codes: error 21, error 103, error 105, error 131 There are multiple reasons for this error to occur and they are explained as follows The hardware device

Solved – USB Devices not Working after Windows 10 Update

You were excited about the new Windows 10 update and wanted to upgrade from your Windows 7 system. After you installed Windows 10 Operating system, your system started experiencing problems. The USB ports which were functioning normally are now not working. You rebooted the system, but there was no difference. There are many users who experienced the same issue. In this article, we take a look at solutions to overcome USB devices not working problem and recover data from USB devices. Reinstall all USB controllers Press Windows key +X. Now select Device Manager from the list. If you are asked

Where is the Recycle Bin on My USB?

If you are working on a Windows system and accidentally deleted a file from your USB drive or an external hard drive, the file doesn’t go to the Recycle Bin. It is permanently deleted. Ever wondered why? Well, the Windows system does not treat the USB or External drive as a part of the system. It is still a “removable” drive. It all started with the floppy drive since they had very little data in them and there’s no point in allocating separate space on the system for these files. One thing you should keep in mind is that Recycle

How to Fix External Drive Blinking But not Working

The external hard drive is not working, but it keeps blinking? Well, users face this issue sometimes. But you don’t have to worry about it. It is possible to fix this issue. Here are a few fixes that you can try out to resolve the problem and make external hard drive work again. Fix 1: Unhide Hidden Devices Go to Start and type msc, and hit Enter In the Device Manager window, choose View and then click on Show hidden devices Click on the + sign to expand all notes Right click on greyed entries and choose Uninstall Now reboot

Restore SSD to Peak Performance in a Few Minutes

At some point, your SSD’s performance decreases due to excessive usage. SSD’s speed reduces to ¼ of the original speed. Thinking why did SSD performance decrease? When files get deleted from SSD, only its address pointer will be removed not actual data. When a number of unneeded blocks which contains deleted data increases, then SSD’s performances decreases. In modern SSD’s there are features like a garbage collector and TRIM command, which finds unneeded blocks and removes them from your SSD. But, the problem is sometimes garbage collector won’t work as you expected and TRIM command is not a good option

Fixes for Windows 10 Stuck on Repairing Disk Errors

Windows 10 sure comes loaded with some exciting new features. However, this doesn’t mean you are out of problems while working on the OS. Unfortunately, Windows 10 also brings with it some errors which hampers your work, sometimes. Getting stuck on the start screen with a message which says – “Repairing disk errors. This might take over an hour to complete.” is one such annoying situation to endure. You might try to boot Windows 10 when you get such an error message. But this just leaves you waiting for long, and nothing changes. Well, don’t worry. We will help you

Reasons and Solutions for RAW Disk Partition

When a hard disk partition becomes RAW, users will not be able to access the disk and its data. A RAW disk partition shows several indications like file system of the drive/partition will appear as “RAW” instead of NTFS or FAT, Windows screens different error messages such as “you need to format the disk before you can use it”, “cannot access the disk the partition is RAW” etc. In such situations, the user cannot access the drive/partition easily. So, here are the troubleshooting techniques to fix RAW disk partition. But, before getting started with fixation, let’s know why a disk