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SSD Optimizations with Symbolic Links

Solid State Drives (SSDs) have become extremely popular due to their speed, low power use, and reliability. However, they are typically contain much less space than equivalently priced hard-disk drives (HDDs). Windows users can use symbolic links to move some data onto cheaper HDDs. This helps to prolong the useful life of SSDs, since unnecessary […]

Continuing to Optimize SSD Space with the Cloud

A few years ago, I wrote about how to offload data from size-limited but speedy SSDs to HDDs using mklink. I wrote that: Some useful things to take off of your SSD are: ● Microsoft Office’s MSOCache ● The Windows Installer folder ● Unnecessary Windows driver DLLs There are a couple of new tools that […]

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