Windows 10: Optimizing the Recovery Partition on a SSD

  1.    25 May 2016 #1

    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?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    25 May 2016 #2

    Try not to let it bother you. It's just a quirk in Windows 10. There is no need to optimize the recovery partition.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    25 May 2016 #3

    Ahh ok, thanks for replying.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    25 May 2016 #4

    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    25 May 2016 #5

    Hi,

    TS may want to turn on automatic optimization though.

    Cheers,
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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