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There has been a LOT of confusion around Windows, SSDs (hard drives), and whether or not they are getting automatically defragmented by automatic maintenance tasks in Windows. There's a general rule of thumb or statement that "defragging an SSD is always a bad idea." I think we can agree we've all heard this before. We've all been told that SSDs don't last forever and when they die, they just poof and die. SSDs can only handle a finite number of writes before things start going bad. This is of course true of regular spinning rust hard drives, but the conventional wisdom around SSDs is to a
A lot of people will occasionally run a few small applications as part of a general maintenance to keep their computers clean. Since I know my systems are always clean I just run CCleaner and defrag. I was considering writing an article on the Lunarsoft Wiki about general practices to help keep your system performing well. Before getting into this I felt it would be best to hear what else people do when they fine tune/tidy up their computers. How often do you defrag and perform disk cleanups? What other tasks do you do when you're getting ready for this maintenance? How often do you perform