Windows 10 has the ability to optimize USB storage for better performance. By enabling the better performance you can optimize your USB drivers and other external storage devices as well. Note that if you want to optimize the storage for better performance of any device, you need to do this for each device. In addition, your Windows 10 will remember the configuration for each storage device you chose. In this article, we will guide you with the whole procedure to optimize the USB storage for better performance on Windows 10.
Optimize USB Storage for Better Performance on Windows 10
To optimize the USB storage on Windows 10, you need to follow this procedure step by step:
Connect a USB to your laptop or PC. Click the Search button. Type Disk Management in the Search bar and select Create and format hard disk partitions option as the following image is showing:
As you will select the appeared option, the following screen will appear:
Now the Disk Management window is opened. Select the USB device you want to optimize. Right click on the device and select the Properties option as the following image is showing:
As you will select the Properties of USB, the following dialogue box will appear:
Select the Hardware tab from the properties dialogue box as highlighted in the above image. Once you click on the Hardware tab, the following dialogue box will appear:
Select the USB device which you want to optimize and click the Properties button as highlighted above. As you will click the Properties of this USB device, the following dialogue box will appear:
Select the Policies tab from the USB Device Properties dialogue box as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will select the Policies tab, the following options will appear:
Now select the Better Performance radio button under Removal policy. As you will select the Better Performance option, Write-caching policy options will be enabled like this:
Now check the checkbox named Enable write caching on the device under Write-caching policy. Now click OK to apply the changes.
Your USB device is optimized for better performance.
By following this procedure, you will be able to optimize the USB storage for better performance on Windows 10. After applying this procedure, next time whenever you will connect your device with this laptop or PC it will be already optimized as the operating system will remember its configuration.