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Another SSD question!

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#1 OldPhil



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Posted 21 March 2014 - 02:16 PM

A friend read that some SSD's do not work well with XP, this is the first I have heard of anything like that.  Dies anyone know if there are known issues with XP?

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#2 NickAu


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Posted 21 March 2014 - 05:25 PM

Some ssd's wont work with xp because it wont support "trim" . I hear that some drives do support "Trim" on XP.





If your computer is using a solid-state drive, it should be using a modern operating system. In particular, this means you shouldn’t use Windows XP or Windows Vista. Both of these old operating systems do not include support for the TRIM command. When you delete a file on your hard drive, the operating system can’t send the TRIM command to the drive, so the file’s data will remain in those sectors on the drive.


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 11:29 AM

Lack of support for the TRIM function...does not impair installing/using XP on a SSD.



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