Microsoft fixes Windows 10 defragging device that could have influenced your SSD

Microsoft says it has at long last fixed a Windows 10 update issue which could have possibly observed clients experience problems with their framework SSD.

The processing goliath has uncovered that its most recent Windows 10 September 2020 update (Windows 10 KB4571756, or Build 19041.508), has settled an issue with the Drive Optimize instrument that saw Windows consequently defragging the framework SSD each time the framework was rebooted.

Clients had been worried that the issue, first saw in a past Windows 10 update not long ago, had still not been fixed regardless of Microsoft’s confirmations.

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The update tends to a bug initially distinguished by Windows Insiders in January 2020 influencing the Optimize Drives device, with clients dreading for the life span of their SSDs.

Microsoft fixed the issue in its January Windows 10 Build 19551, yet the bug seemed to have some way or another sneaked past the holes to likewise show up in Windows 10 rendition 2004, pushed live in May.

Following this delivery, clients started to report that the improvement instrument was neglecting to record the last time a driver had been defragged.

This implied Windows10 was performing programmed drive improvements unquestionably more habitually than it should, which could have suggestions for the life expectancy of an SSD.

Windows 10 is intended to defrag and enhance an SSD once per month, and ought to have recorded the last time a driver has been upgraded to guarantee it isn’t exposed to superfluous mileage. Anyway the Windows 10 May 2020 Update implied this was not the situation, prompting the extra defrags and improvement cycles.

At the point during a drive is defragmented, its body is redesigned in a way that allows message to be gotten to all the more rapidly. Defragging an intensely shared drive can bring about unmistakable execution gains, however the improvement cycle is likewise burdening for the industry itself.

The update can be downloaded now, having already just been accessible to Windows Insider clients.

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