Many users who are using Surface or latest laptops which comes with SSD ask regarding TRIM command for optimization of SSD.A TRIM command enables your operating system to find the marked pages before you need them and wipe them clean.In order to work correctly, TRIM has to be supported by both the solid-state drive and the operating system you are using.
TRIM is supported in Windows 7,Windows 8 as well as in Windows 8.1.
During booting Windows senses TRIM and optimizes drive automatically by default.
You may check TRIM command in enabled and working by the following way:
Open Command Prompt and run it as Administrator.
Type the following at command prompt and press enter:
fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify
If you get:
- DisableDeleteNotify = 0 : TRIM is already enabled and working in Windows
But if you get:
- DisableDeleteNotify = 1 : TRIM is not enabled
To enable SSD TRIM support type the following at command prompt and press enter:
fsutil behavior set DisableDeleteNotify 0
There are many SSD manufacturers who come with TRIM utility,eg. Samsung Magician