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This article will show you how to enable disk write caching policy in Windows 10. The applications may respond faster, when you activate disk write caching.

In Windows, you can enable disk write caching to improve system performance. When Windows caches data, it usually retrieve it from some area of the Random Access Memory (RAM) instead of physical disk. Utilizing this concept, the disk works rapidly and because it has to often access data from RAM and thus it makes applications to work even faster.

But there are some drawbacks of this concept as well. As the data read operations are performed from RAM and not from the physical disk, there may be chances of data loss on power or equipment failure. However, this doesn’t happen regularly with modern computing devices. But you should take care about these things in advance. Either of the power/equipment failure may also lead to data corruption. Hence a backup of data is always recommended.

You can try below mentioned steps to enable disk write caching in Windows.

How To Enable Disk Write Caching Policy In Windows 10

1. Press W8K + R to open Run and type diskmgmt.msc in it to open Disk Management. Click OK or press Enter.

Disk Management In Windows 10

2. In Disk Management window, right click on the disk volume on which you want to enable write caching and select Properties.

How To Enable Disk Write Caching Policy In Windows 10

3. Next, on the property sheet, switch to Hardware tab. Under All disk drives, select the disk for which you want to enable write caching and click Properties.

How To Enable Disk Write Caching Policy In Windows 10

4. Finally, on disk property sheet, check Enable write caching on the device option. Click OK.

How To Enable Disk Write Caching Policy In Windows 10

You must reboot your system to make these changes effective. So the write caching should be enabled on the disk immediately after restart.

That’s it!

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