CCleaner and SSD - recommended settings?

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  1. FanJ

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    I am completely new to SSD and Win 7. (PC has arrived very recently. One internal SSD and one internal HDD).
    In case I would like to use CCleaner, what would be the recommended settings?

    Thanks much in advance!
     
  2. Minimalist

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    I didn't change any settings. Though, I wouldn't enable Secure file deletion with multiple overwrites and I wouldn't use Drive wiper on it.

    P.S.: how do you like speed improvement when using SSD?
     
  3. Veeshush

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    Yeah, like I said in your other thread- generally avoid things that stress the drive and don't really do much for SSDs- like disabling defrag and not using secure delete functions less you're going to sell the drive.

    Even then I believe file overwrites/secure deletes are handled a bit differently on SSDs compare to regular hard disks. But I haven't actually gotten around to reading up more on that (maybe it's harder to recover files on SSDs compared to spinning disks).
     
  4. trott3r

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    AFAIK modern SSDs are a lot more resilient to multiple writes then their older counterparts.
    The old advice i feel doesnt apply anymore apart from the multiple overwites menitoned by hqsec and optimising is not necessary as it is not a mechanical device.
     
  5. DVD+R

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    Ignore anything it says basically
     
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