This tip has been around for a while but your risk data loss in a power failure if your computer isn’t on a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) is increased. Because laptops have a battery, this can be an ideal setting.
- Right Click on Computer and select Manage
- Click on Device Manager
- Expand Disk Drives
- Right click on the hard drive and select Properties for that hard drive (you can also double click the drive
- On the Policies tab:
Check Turn off Windows write-cache buffer flushing on the device
- Hit OK and close the Device Manager