Microsoft: Windows 7 enhancements for solid-state drives

Microsoft is set to address that question at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference this week. Microsoft will speak to both overall support for solid-state drives and Windows 7 support for Netbooks in Los Angeles at WinHEC 2008. In a conference abstract titled “Windows 7 Enhancements for Solid-State Drives,” Microsoft states that “PC systems that have […]

Microsoft is set to address that question at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference this week. Microsoft will speak to both overall support for solid-state drives and Windows 7 support for Netbooks in Los Angeles at WinHEC 2008.

In a conference abstract titled “Windows 7 Enhancements for Solid-State Drives,” Microsoft states that “PC systems that have solid-state drives are shipping in increasing volumes” and that it is planning “Windows enhancements that take advantage of the latest updates to standardized command sets, such as ATA.”

“Windows7 will be able to identify a SSD uniquely,” according to Gregory Wong of Forward Insights. Certain ATA commands will improve the speed that solid state drives write to disk, Wong said.

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