1.    15 Sep 2016 #1
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    How to disable "Automatic maintenance"?


    The Windows 8.1 method is not working...

    I cannot find "Idle Maintenance" under TaskScheduler anymore!!!
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  2.    15 Sep 2016 #2
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    No, I don't think you can disable automatic maintenance in Windows 10 any more .

    However, as you are asking about SSDs here https://www.tenforums.com/performance...tml#post812621 I'm guessing it's the automatic optimisation that you want to turn off. That you can do.

    Start the 'Defragment and Optimize Drives' app and click the 'Change settings' button.

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  3.    16 Sep 2016 #3
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    Trnava
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    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    Run CMD as admin and copy/paste:

    reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\Maintenance" /v "MaintenanceDisabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f
    Last edited by Brink; 16 Sep 2016 at 10:00. Reason: added tutorial link
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  4.    16 Sep 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    Run CMD as admin and copy/paste:

    reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\Maintenance" /v "MaintenanceDisabled" /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f
    So the solution in the tuturial section is still valid even for UA.

    Please, I don't bore you too much, what I lose by disabling it? I am really afraid that next time I will leave the PC alone it will block but also I want to be aware about what kind of care I am losing.

    Thank you
    Last edited by Brink; 16 Sep 2016 at 10:01.
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  5.    16 Sep 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pipppero2007 View Post
    Please, I don't bore you too much, what I lose by disabling it? I am really afraid that next time I will leave the PC alone it will block but also I want to be aware about what kind of care I am losing.
    I can not think of anything really. All maintenance tasks like defrag, disk cleanup or component cleanup have their own tasks. I think the only difference is, that the system maintenance can not be stopped, but those separate tasks run only, when the computer is idle.
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  6.    16 Sep 2016 #6
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    I dont want tools to run when idle.
    I dont know what of that make my pc stuck with tiworker.exe
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  7.    16 Sep 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pipppero2007 View Post
    I dont want tools to run when idle.
    Then you would have to disable all of them, there about 50 tasks running by default.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pipppero2007 View Post
    I dont know what of that make my pc stuck with tiworker.exe
    That process is running, when Windows is working with system files, usually Windows Update, component cleanup, etc.
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  8.    17 Sep 2016 #8
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    The one that activates (actually, a group) after exactly 4 minutes of idle time is the one that most drives me crazy, since absolutely nothing could be that important.

    I tried hunting it down once using TaskSchedulerView, which is the only sanity-preserving way of trying to figure out Microsoft's myriad tasks, and I gave up when I had gotten up to disabling around 10 that were activating upon idle. There was always one more.
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