Write CachingWrite Caching is a tool that's build-in in Windows and can flush data on your harddisk when the system is idle(not in use) so that the performance of your harddisk is better when it's in use. Write Caching is available in all Windows versions. Below is a how to enable write caching for all versions.
Warning: If your PC crashes and you've anable the following write caching settings, data might be corrupted or lost. Only enable the above options if you're absolutely certain your PC will not crash or don't mind losing data.
Enable Write Caching in Windows 7
- Hold the Windows Key on your keyboard and press the Pause/Break key
- Click on Device Manager in the window that pops up
- In the window that pops up double-click on Disk Drives
- Right-click on your preferred drive and select Properties
- In the window that pops up select the Policies tab and check the Enable write caching on the device box
- Decide if you want to Turn off Windows write-cache buffer flushing on the device
- Click OK
Enable Write Caching in Vista and XP
- Click the Start button in the lower-left corner of your screen
- Click on Control Panel
- In the window that pops up click on System
- In the window that pops up click on the Hardware tab, then click on Device Manager
- Follow the last 5 steps of Using Write Caching in Vista and XP