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Old March 28, 2011, 03:32 PM
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Will it increase the life of my HDD's?
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Old March 28, 2011, 03:51 PM
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in theory yes. it will also make your system a little faster on average,by 'feel' only though.

i disable it on my machiens save i forget to :)
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Old March 28, 2011, 04:17 PM
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HDD Wont take THAT much of a hit with indexing. I'd leave it enabled for HDDs. It's good to disable for SSDs.
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Old March 28, 2011, 04:54 PM
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HDD's generally don't die from writing. So no it likely won't have any affect on HDD life. Can't say I'd recommend disabling it either, especially on mechanical drives.
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Old March 28, 2011, 06:37 PM
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I kinda created a small problem for myself now because I tried disabling it, and then re-enabling it and now it takes like 40 extra seconds to shut down, it just kind of hangs when its about to shut down!
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does your computer have to shut down at top speed?
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