Use Asynchronous or Synchronous Buffer Commits

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Use Asynchronous or Synchronous Buffer Commits (Windows 9x)
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This setting changes function calls to the File-Commit API to return immediately back without checking the data has been correctly written to the disk drive. By default Windows uses synchronous buffer commits, this setting allows you to enable asynchronous as an alternative for applications that may need this functionality.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]
Value Name: AsyncFileCommit
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = sync, 1 = async)

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