1.    25 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Windows 10 64-bit

    Optimizing the Recovery Partition on a SSD

    I have a feeling this has been asked before and the answer is “Just leave it, it doesn’t matter”

    I notice the recovery partition on my SSD is always reporting as “Never run” and “Needs optimizing”
    If you chose to optimize it does nothing.

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    Any advice on this please?
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  2.    25 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Try not to let it bother you. It's just a quirk in Windows 10. There is no need to optimize the recovery partition.
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  3.    25 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Thread Starter

    Ahh ok, thanks for replying.
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  4.    25 May 2016 #4
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    Windows 10 Pro

    The recovery partition gets written to once, when Windows gets installed, and it only gets read from when you restart to the recovery menu. The only reason it is listed as "needing optimation" is because Windows never optimizes it because it is excluded due to being a recovery partition.
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  5.    25 May 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro X64


    TS may want to turn on automatic optimization though.

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