Windows 7 and SSDs

Microsoft promised that the upcoming Windows 7 would work better with SSDs, though SSD makers and PC makers will need to do their part, too. Peter Glaskowsky, an analyst with The Envisioneering Group, said it's good that Microsoft is stepping up, rather than relying on SSD vendors such as Samsung Electronics Co., SanDisk Corp. or Intel […]

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Microsoft promised that the upcoming Windows 7 would work better with SSDs, though SSD makers and PC makers will need to do their part, too.

Peter Glaskowsky, an analyst with The Envisioneering Group, said it's good that Microsoft is stepping up, rather than relying on SSD vendors such as Samsung Electronics Co., SanDisk Corp. or Intel Corp. to do all the heavy lifting.

"Microsoft could make Windows 7 a much more flash-memory-aware OS. But you would need to change the [drive] interface," he said. "That's not being contemplated within the scope of Windows 7 today."

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